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Man walks into police station, says he needs to be jailed for downloading child porn: Cops

Authorities in Florida say a suspect surrendered without having been under investigation during an unusual exchange at a Pensacola police station earlier this month.

According to the New York Post, 24-year-old Cory Hinsch told officers that he had visited the “dark web” and downloaded child pornography files to his cellphone.

Police say he voluntarily gave a statement without legal representation shortly after he confessed to the crime and heard his Miranda rights.

As the Pensacola News Journal reported, Hinsch walked up to an officer at the front desk of the police station on N. Hayne Street.

Police reports show he took out his phone and placed it against the glass, showing the officer two images of a young girl being sexually abused.

The images were later verified by two detectives who searched the phone after Hinsch voluntarily turned it over to authorities.

He allegedly said he needed to go to jail as punishment for the crime.

Authorities obliged, locking him up at that time and seeking criminal charges against him.

Court records indicate he was jailed after speaking to investigators on Nov. 9 and released Tuesday on $10,000 bond.

Hinsch is expected to face criminal charges including two counts of possessing child pornography.

If convicted of the charges, he could face five years behind bars followed by five years of probation, along with a $5,000 fine.

Prior to entering the police station to surrender, Hinsch posted on social media about his efforts to be arrested, as reported by the U.K. Independent.

[Featured image: Cory Hinsch, Escambia County Jail]