They say that with age comes wisdom, but additional life experience doesn't stop people from breaking the law. While many criminal cases involve younger people, there are regularly cases of pensioners being hauled before the courts after committing crime.
Whether they were drink driving, sexual offences or anti-social behaviour, here are some of the shocking cases involving older people to appear in the courts. READ MORE : Cocaine gang laundered staggering £9 million in dirty money even during lockdown Peter Mowl Mowl, 71, was unmasked as a paedophile after unwittingly chatting online with an undercover police officer.
Mowl claimed he had been advised to look at pornography online to help his 'sexual arousal' because of medical issues, but went onto download sick child abuse images, as well as engage in sexualised chats with someone he believed was a 'teenage boy'.
He asked the 'boy' intimate questions, and sent him a picture of a penis. It was actually an undercover officer working online to expose paedophiles.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk