October 2017

Pervert sentenced for series of child sexual offences

A man has been sentenced to a total of 20 months’ imprisonment for a series of sexual offences which occurred in Slough.

Marc Sandercock, aged 32, of Travic Road, Slough, was convicted and sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Friday 

He pleaded guilty to three counts of making an indecent photograph/pseudo photograph of a child, one count of distributing an indecent photograph/pseudo photograph of a child, one count of possessing an indecent image of a child, one count of voyeurism, and two counts of attempting to facilitate child pornography.

In addition to his sentence, Sandercock was placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register for an additional 10 years, and was given an additional 10 year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Sandercock’s offences took place between July 2012 and August 2016.

He was arrested on 11 November, 2016, following a warrant at his address.

A number of electronic devices were seized and in interview Sandercock admitted possessing indecent images of children, some of whom were aged as young as eight.

He also admitted attending a leisure centre in 2012 at which he made voyeuristic videos of women and children changing.

Evidence found on Sandercock’s computer totalled 535 category A indecent images of children, 571 category B images and 2,413 category C images.

Officers also found a number of conversations between Sandercock and others in Italy, Russia and the Philippines, in which indecent images were discussed.