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Douglas man admits possessing indecent images of children

Police examining tens of thousands of files, court hears

A court’s heard police are examining dozens of devices and tens of thousands of files after a man admitted possessing indecent images of children.

Forty-six-year-old Jonathan Heard, of Loch Promenade in Douglas, appeared at Douglas courthouse before magistrates.

Heard has pleaded guilty to four charges of possessing the indecent images on 8 October – the hearing was told police will need until the end of January to complete their digital investigation.

He was remanded in custody to appear again on 7 January.

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