July 2017

Henley paedophile jailed for sexually assaulting three young girls

A paedophile from Henley has been jailed after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting three young girls.

Erickson Jacob, of Gravel Hill, was given an eight-year prison sentence after he was convicted at Oxford Crown Court on Tuesday, July 11.

A unanimous jury found the 44-year-old guilty of four counts of sexual assault of a child under 13, one count of sexual assault of a child under 13 by penetration and one count of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

At the six-day trial it was established that he sexually assaulted three girls, who cannot be named for legal reasons, between 2011 and 2012.

He was arrested in December 2015 and charged by police 11 months later.

He was also acquitted of one further count of sexual assault of a child under 13, relating to a fourth victim.

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