June 2016

Sex offender jailed for multiple charges of child sexual abuse

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A man who was found guilty of a series of sexual offences against children dating back to the 1970s has been sentenced to just four years in prison.

Steven Horner, 55 who lives at an address in Stirlingshire appeared for his trial at Manchester Crown Court and was found guilty by a jury of:

  • One count of the rape of a child

  • 14 counts of indecent assault on a person under 14

  • Seven counts of indecent assault on a person under 16 

Horner was told he must register as sex offender for life.