Couple admit exploiting girl

Preston Crown Court.
Preston Crown Court.
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A man and woman who exploited a seven-year-old girl are to be sentenced next month.

Michael Kinnear and Caroline Shaw took obscene pictures of the little girl and distributed worldwide, a court was told.

Caroline Shaw, 29, formerly of Thornton Road, Morecambe, now of Meldon Road, Heysham, and Kinnear, 48, whose last known address is Fairfield Avenue, Blackpool, pleaded guilty to inciting the youngster, to be involved in pornography. The youngster cannot be named for legal reasons

The duo admitted offences of possessing and distributing indecent pictures, some at the highest level of indecency, of children.

Shaw also pleaded guilty to taking an indecent picture of a child and ill-treating a child.

All the offences took place in Morecambe between October last year and May this year.

They will appear on September 14 at Preston Crown Court.