Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Paedophile's Jail Term Slashed on Appeal by Judges

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Paedophile's Jail Term Slashed on Appeal by Judges

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Byline: WILL METCALFE Content Editor will.metcalfe@ncjmedia.co.uk

A PAEDOPHILE caught with a teddy bear which was dressed up in children's clothing had his jail term slashed by a panel of senior judges.

Robert Farrow, 24, of St Cuthbert's Drive, Heworth, Gateshead, was jailed for 11 years and four months at Newcastle Crown Court on December 16.

He admitted three counts of sexual assault on girls under 13 and making, taking and distributing indecent photos of children.

Police searched Farrow's home on June 6 last year, Sir David Calvert-Smith told London's Appeal Court on Tuesday.

They found a pair of trainers identical to those seen in indecent images of children found on a Russian file-sharing website.

His mobile phones and a laptop were seized by police.

There were just short of 1,000 category B images and nearly 250 category C photos on the phones.

On the laptop, they found 53 of the most obscene category A videos and 86 images. …

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