Teacher Accessed Child Sexual Abuse Online
- The Deputy head teacher of a primary school has admitted watching child abuse videos online
- The former teacher said he had watched child sexual abuse on the dark web for two years before he was arrested by National Crime Agency officers at his home on May 15 of this year
- The 30-year-old, of Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, told investigators the footage including adults raping children.
- The offender who has resigned from his job at St Clare’s Catholic Primary School in Middlesbrough – said he used TOR software (The Onion Router) to make himself anonymous on the dark web
- Officers have found no evidence to suggest that any of the images were made at the school and there is no allegation of physical abuse
- He appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court and admitted three counts of possession of illegal images of children relating to category A (the most severe), category B and category C