October 2016

Child rapist sentenced to 22-years after raping and sexually assaulting children

An Erith paedophile has been jailed for 22 years after raping and sexually assaulting children.

Philip Beveridge, 54, of St Fidelis Road, pleaded guilty to 22 offences which include:

  • Six counts of raping a boy under the age of 13

  • Three counts of raping a girl under 13

  • One count of sexual assault on a girl

  • One count of assault by penetration on a girl

  • One count of inciting a boy to engage in sexual activities.

His victims were of both genders and under the age of 13.

Beveridge was sentenced at Inner London Crown Court to 22 years in prison with an extended licence period of six years.