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Identify abused - George husband

Andrew George (Picture courtesy of News of the World)
Andrew George has echoed calls from the trial judge

The husband of the Plymouth nursery worker who admitted a string of child sex abuse charges has appealed for her to identify those she harmed.

Andrew George told the News of the World newspaper if his wife Vanessa had "any shred of human decency" she should inform parents and police.

Detectives said children might never be identified from the images alone.

George, 39, exchanged text and e-mail images of abuse recorded on mobile phones with two other people.

'Right to know'

Mr George told the Sunday newspaper: "I would plead to her, tell those parents. The parents who want to know.

"If Vanessa's got any shred of human decency in her at all she should tell the police.

"The parents should have the right to know."

 Vanessa George, Angela Allen and Colin Blanchard
The trio face sentence in November

George, with Angela Allen, from Nottingham, and Colin Blanchard, from Rochdale, are due to be sentenced in November.

Trial judge John Royce has already warned them that they face substantial prison sentences.

He told George the "decent" thing to do would be to co-operate with police in identifying all the abuse victims in the photographs.

George's arrest sparked massive outrage and angry scenes from parents and the public.

She worked at the Little Ted's nursery in the Efford area of Plymouth for three years.

Several of the parents of those who attended have described the mental torture of not knowing whether or not their children were among her victims.

George admitted 13 charges, including sexual abuse of children and making and distributing indecent images of children.

The offences were described by police as child abuse in its most "horrific and devilish form".

The trio had exchanged thousands of e-mail and text messages containing images of abuse.



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