May 2017

Pervert caught carrying out sex act on bench in public park

A 23-year-old man was caught carrying out a sex act while sat on a bench in a public park.

Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court was told how Benjamin Dakin was spotted sat in the park, intentionally exposing himself in Burton, on April 4.

He was arrested, questioned and later pleaded guilty to one count of outraging public decency by behaving in an indecent manner.

Dakin, of Thornley Street, Burton, was handed a 12-month community order part of which requires him to attend 15 days of rehabilitation activities as designed by the probation service.

He was also fined £120, he was ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs and pay a £85 victim surcharge.