August 2022

Kendal man admits possessing nearly 900 indecent images of children

A man has admitted possessing and distributing nearly 900 indecent images of children and an extreme image of a dog enagged in a sexual act with a human

Louis Knaggs, 20, admitted possessing 869 indecent images of children between May 18 2014 and June 10 2021.

Knaggs, of Weston Houses in Endmoor, also pleaded guilty to making 270 of the most serious category A images of a child, 208 category B images and 391 category C images.

He also admitted distributing indecent images of children between May 2 and 18 2021 in Kendal.

Knaggs was also convicted of possessing an extreme pornographic image of a dog after he pleaded guilty at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court.

He is due to be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on September 9.