Former Salvation Army members jailed for sexual abuse in 70s and 80s
Three men have today jailed for sexually abusing young female members of the Salvation Army in Blackpool in the 1970s and 1980s.
William Tomkinson, 70, Trevor Worthington, 88, and his son Philip Worthington, 64, were found guilty at in March at Preston Crown Court of a total of 23 offences relating to two victims.
They were sentence at the same court on 23 April.
The charges included indecent assault, indecency with a child and attempted rape. The offending took place in a number of locations around Blackpool including at the Blackpool Salvation Army Citadel.