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Kelso man jailed over indecent child images

A Kelso man who downloaded and distributed indecent images of children has been jailed for two years.

Allan Corcoran, 24, whose address was given as Edinburgh Prison, also admitted sending messages to a 15-year-old girl that had a sexual content.

Jedburgh Sheriff Court heard how he engaged in sexual activity with her in a cinema by hugging and kissing her.

The offences happened at a house in Cross Street, Kelso, and in Galashiels, between September and November 2015.

In addition to the jail sentence, Corcoran will be under supervision for four years and his name placed on the sex offenders register for a decade.

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