Sunderland pervert had more than 17,000 indecent pictures and videos of children aged as young as three
A Sunderland man had more than 17,000 indecent images of children.
Paul Dunn, 50, pleaded guilty to three counts of making indecent photographs of a child when he appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
Dunn, a dad-of-two from the Red House area, made the images from July 2013 to June 2018.
Glenda Beck, prosecuting, said police found 958 category A images and 149 category A videos, 836 category B images and 34 category B videos and 15,219 category C images and 23 category C videos.
Ms Beck said the images were of children aged between three and 15-years-old.
Dunn, now of Featherstone Street in Roker, will be sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court on Tuesday, October 29.