April 2017

Aldingbourne man sentenced after admitting sexual activity with young girls

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An Aldingbourne man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to sexual activity with young girls he met via social media, a police spokesperson has said.

Mitchell Jones, a 23-year-old roofer, of Nyton Road, Aldingbourne near Chichester, was sentenced for three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of sexual activity with another child at Portsmouth Crown Court today (Friday, April 28), the spokesperson said.

He was sentenced to a total of four and a half years imprisonment, confirmed the spokesperson. He had pleaded guilty at a hearing on February, 27, and had been remanded in custody for sentencing, according to the spokesperson.

The counts related to an offence in Chichester and an offence in Hampshire, the spokesperson said. He met both via social media, confirmed the spokesperson.

Jones will also be a registered sex offender for life and was given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) to last indefinitely, severely restricting his access to young children and computers, the spokesperson said.

March 2017

Man admits sexual activity with young girls he met on social media

A MAN man has admitted sexual activity with young girls he met via social media.

Mitchell Jones, 23, of Nyton Road, Aldingbourne near Chichester, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court yesterday.

He admitted three counts of sexual activity with a child aged 14 and one count of sexual activity with a child aged 15.

The charges related to his offending against a 14-year old girl in Chichester over three months in early 2015, and also with a girl aged 15 in Hampshire around the same time.

Jones was remanded in custody and will be sentenced on April 28 at the same court.

He has been told he will receive a custodial prison sentence and he will also be put on the sex offenders register.

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