June 2016

Pervert jailed for sexually assaulting three schoolgirls


A paedophile has been jailed after being found guilty of sexually assaulting three young schoolgirls

Unemployed Anthony Ian Search, 33-years-old of Shoeburyness was convicted of four counts of sexual assault on three underage female victims

The court heard that Search had groomed and then sexually assaulted the girls – Two aged 9 and one who was 13-years-old.

The offences took place in 2014 when Search was 31-years-old

At the hearing on 10 June, 2016 at Basildon Crown Court, Anthony Search was sentenced to a total of eight years.

The judge also issued Search with a sexual harm prevention order and told him that he must register as a sex offender for life.