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Essex Music Tutor Charged Over Indecent Child Images
An Essex music tutor's been charged with 12 offences relating to indecent images of children.
41-year-old Neil Deller from Birchanger, in Bishops Storford taught in Essex and Hertfordshire areas.
The police say they believe all the images found came from the internet - but want anyone with any concerns to contact them.
Detective Inspector Danny Stoten, from Essex Police, said: "We are aware that Mr Deller has worked as a music tutor in the Essex and Hertfordshire areas.
"All of the charges relate to images that are believed to have been downloaded from the internet but if there is anyone who has any concerns I would ask them to contact the Essex Police on-line investigation team on 101."
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