A MAN from Chard has admitted making pornographic images of children.

Andrew Jordan, 50, of Queens Close, pleaded guilty to 17 counts of making indecent photographs of a child at Taunton Crown Court on Monday.

He also admitted two counts of possessing extreme pornographic images.

The offences are said to have been committed between March 2007 and October 2011.

Jordan was released on bail and is set to be sentenced on February 13.

He was made to sign the sex offenders’ register.