POLICE have charged a man with possessing hundreds of indecent images of children.
James Davies, 26, is accused of having 2,995 photographs and 573 moving images of children.
The offences are alleged to have been committed in the Portsmouth area.
Davies, of London Road, Greenhithe, Kent, did not enter any pleas to 16 charges of making indecent images and five of possessing images when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court. He is due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court in May.