February 2018

Online predator from Burbage who groomed youngster spared jail

Online paedophile Andrew Dormer has avoided jail after admitting attempting to set up a meeting with a girl under the age of 16.

Dormer, from Hinckley Road, Burbage, had already pleaded guilty on January 8 at Leicester Crown Court to the single charge of grooming.

He appeared before a judge on Monday February 5 to be sentenced for the crime which was said to have happened between June 30 and November 18 2016.

Dormer was given a 10 month prison sentence suspended for two years, ordered to go on an offender behaviour programme for 30 days and has been listed on the sex offenders register for 10 years.