February 2018

King’s Lynn man handed 22-year sentence for child sexual offences

A man from Lynn has been handed a 22-year sentence after admitting a series of child sexual offences.

Paul Ashbury, 52, of Anthony Nolan Road, was sentenced to 15 years in custody and seven years on licence at a hearing at Norwich Crown Court on Monday.

Ashbury pleaded guilty to 27 counts, including rape of a child under 13, sexual assault on a female under 13, sexual activity with a female child under 13, making indecent photographs of a child and committing an act or series of acts with intent to pervert the course of justice.