January 2018

Man who sexually abused children jailed

A man from High Wycombe has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing children in the 1980s.

Michael Nicholls, aged 73, of Amersham Hill, High Wycombe was found guilty and sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment at Amersham Crown Court on Friday (12/1).

After a seven day trial Nicholls was found guilty of:

  • Two counts of indecent assault on a male under 14

  • Two counts of indecency with a child

  • One count of indecent assault on a male aged 16

  • One count of possession of indecent photographs of a child.

He was sentenced to a total of eight years’ imprisonment.

The offences occurred between 1986 and 1988 and relate to two male victims aged 12 and 16 at the time of the offences.