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Tipton football coach jailed for duping children into sexual activity online

Kevin Mark Eaton Image copyright WEST MIDLANDS POLICE
Image caption Kevin Mark Eaton admitted 30 offences

A West Midlands youth football coach who masqueraded as a schoolgirl online and persuaded youngsters to strip on webcams has been jailed.

Kevin Mark Eaton, 31, from Tipton, admitted 20 counts of inciting boys and girls to engage in sexual activity over the internet.

He also pleaded guilty to making and distributing indecent images of children.

Eaton was jailed for six years at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

He was also ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life.

A sex offender's prevention order was also passed prohibiting Eaton from working with children again including in a voluntary capacity and from sleeping in the same building as any children under 16-years-old, police said.

He admitted seven counts of making indecent images of children and three of distributing indecent images of children.

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