May 2018

Paedophile jailed after subjecting two children to years of sexual abuse

A paedophile that subjected two young girls to seven years of sexual abuse has been jailed

Former BT engineer William ‘Bill’ Putt, 71 of Sheffield appeared at Sheffield Crown Court where he was found guilty of a string of sexual offences which included:

  • Two counts of assault of a child under 13 by penetration

  • Voyeurism

  • Four counts of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity

The court heard that Putt was found guilty by a jury of seven of the eight charges he had faced

The trial was told that Putt had repeatedly abused two young children over a seven year period. The abuse involved sexual penetration, molestation and secretly filming the children

The judge sentenced Putt to 12 years custodial, plus one year on license 

A sexual harm prevention order until further notice was issued and he was told that he must register as sex offender for life