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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 results for crime type "Sexual offences" & area "West Midlands"

Walsall man sentenced for child sexual offences

A Walsall man who discussed sexually abusing children as young as six with convicted female paedophile Vicki Bevan has been jailed.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Magnet fishing YouTuber sentenced for child sexual offences

A Birmingham man has been sentenced after he ejaculated over a slice of cake he gave to a child.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Former primary school teacher sentenced for child rape

A former Sheffield teacher who acted as a 'sugar daddy' to a 12-year-old girl has sentenced for raping a child.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Rapist who targeted sleeping passenger on London Underground service jailed for 14 years

A dangerous predator who raped a sleeping passenger on a London Underground service has been jailed for 14 years. 

Ryan Johnston, 37, launched his attack after targeting the woman who was returning home from an evening out with friends in February 2020.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , CPS, West Midlands News

Doctor sentenced for child abuse chat

A Wolverhampton general practitioner who joined an online chat to distribute indecent images of children has been sentenced.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Man given extended sentence for raping woman inside McDonald’s toilet

An East Sussex man who raped a woman in a McDonald’s toilet has been given an extended prison sentence.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

CPS statement on the sentencing of Wayne Scarratt for child rape

Wayne Scarratt, 29, of Malvern, Worcestershire, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 12 years and six months after he was convicted of raping a 13-year-old child.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

UPDATED WITH SENTENCE: Sexual predator who tried to kill his victim by stabbing her more than 50 times convicted


A dangerous offender who violently attacked his victim and threatened to kill her if she resisted him was sentenced for attempted murder and sexual assault.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Former police constable jailed for 19 months after illegally filming men in public toilets

A former West Midlands police constable has been jailed for filming dozens of men without their consent inside public toilets in Coventry.

Alexander Hindmarsh, 32, used his iPhone to capture 39 incidents involving a number of men who were using cubicles inside public toilets.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

Birmingham man sentenced for broad daylight rape

A man who attacked and dragged a woman to a wooded area before raping her in broad daylight has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 13 years.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , West Midlands News

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