November 2016

Paedophile OAP jailed for 16 years over rape and sex attacks


A paedophile OAP has been jailed for 16 years after being found guilty of a series of sex attacks .

Joseph Catton, 72, was convicted of two counts of rape and eight of indecent assault dating back to the 1970s and 80s.

Following the trial at Liverpool Crown Court, Merseyside Police welcomed the sentence and urged victims of sex offences to contact the force’s specially trained officers.

Catton, of Sefton Moss Villas in Litherland, was locked up for 16 years yesterday following the guilty verdicts recorded against him