July 2017

Paedophile sentenced to 26 years

A sexual predator has been jailed for 26 years after being found guilty of grooming and sexually assaulting young boys.

Taffy Mark Evans, 56, formerly of Old Shoreham Road, Lancing, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court yesterday.

Evans committed 18 counts of sexual offences against six young boys between 22 and 29 years ago in Sussex, Surrey and Swansea, as well as seven offences of possession of indecent images of children.

The boys were between the ages of seven and 14 between 1988 and 1995.

Brighton, Burgess Hill and Crawley, were among the town and cities where Evans struck.