A serial flasher who denied exposing himself to a toddler modified his plea after listening to her police interview.
Graham Andrews, 48, of Kirkburton was jailed for eight years on Friday after pleading responsible to inflicting or inciting a lady underneath the age of 13 to interact in sexual exercise. He was additionally made the topic of a Sexual Hurt Prevention Order.
The offence itself occurred within the Huddersfield space in February 2019.
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Andrews denied the cost however after the woman’s police interview was performed to the court docket, he pleaded responsible.
He had beforehand been convicted of indecently exposing himself to a nine-year-old woman in Herefordshire in 2008, for which he was placed on the Intercourse Offenders’ Register for a five-year interval.
Talking after the sentencing, the officer within the case, Detective Constable Suzanne Clark, of the Kirklees District Safeguaring Unit, mentioned: “Regardless of being a toddler herself, the sufferer was capable of clearly describe in her video interview what Andrews had executed.
“Her proof proved essential in bringing this prosecution and in addition her attacker altering his plea. It demonstrates that even when a sufferer may be very younger, their voice may be heard.
“I need to commend her bravery and we hope that her and her household can transfer ahead figuring out this man is safely behind bars. I additionally hope this case once more demonstrates how severely we take these offences and may pledge we are going to work with our companions to help anybody who makes a report of this nature.”
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