Galashiels man induced teenage girl to take indecent images of herself

A 54-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months for giving a teenage girl a camera so she could take indecent images of herself for him to view.

Thursday, 21st December 2017, 3:00 pm

Allan Nelson, of Galashiels, had previously pleaded guilty to inducing the girl to take part in sexual activity by giving her the camera.

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He also admitted charges of lewd and libidinous practices involving the under-age girl at a house in Peebles, as well as having indecent images of her on his computer.

In addition to being given a prison sentence at Jedburgh Sheriff Court, Nelson had his name placed on the sex offenders’ register for 10 years.