April 2018

Sexual predator sentenced to total of 15 years

A depraved sexual predator that repeatedly abused a young girl has been jailed for at least 10 years

Anthony David Fanshawe, 30 of Sale appeared at Manchester Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to various sexual offences including the rape of a child and sexual activity with a child 

The court was told that Fanshawe who worked in the telecommunication industry groomed and then repeatedly sexually abused a female child over the course of a year starting in 2014.

The victim who was 13-years-old when the attacks first began was left deeply traumatised by the abuse.

Fanshawe was sentenced to a total of 15 years of which 10 years would be served in prison and five years on an extended licence

He was told that he must register as a sex offender for life