A FORMER Dudley PC is due to appear in court next week after admitting making indecent images of a child.

Paul Davies, former Young Persons Officer at Dudley Police, pleaded guilty to making five indecent images of a child between March 12 and April 15 last year when he appeared before Walsall magistrates on January 17.

The 57-year-old, of Thoresby Croft, Upper Gornal, was bailed with conditions to return to Walsall Magistrates' Court on Thursday February 7.

The award-winning former police officer was formerly a member of the Wren’s Nest and Milking Bank neighbourhood team and was named Wes Midlands’ Beat Officer of the Year in 2009.