November 2018

Jail for man who admitted non-recent indecent assault

A Leicestershire man has been jailed for indecently assaulting three girls between 1989 and 2003.

Richard Packer, 56, of Burbage was sentenced to six years when he appeared at Leicester Crown Court today (Monday 26 November).

Packer began abusing his victims when they were just seven and eight years old and pleaded guilty to four counts of indecently assaulting a child under 14 when he appeared at Leicester Crown Court on 5 November.

He will be the subject of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SOPO) for life and will also be placed on the Sex Offender’s Register for life.