March 2019

Man jailed for multiple sex offences

A pensioner has been sentenced to prison for committing multiple  sexual offences against young girl

Michael Shaw, 69 (22.12.49) of Stable Close, Northolt was sentenced today to 14-years in prison for seven sexual offences.

He was found guilty by a jury on Monday 18 February of the following:

  • Three counts of sexual activity with a child under 16 years old

    Three counts of causing or inciting a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity

    One count of oral rape.

Shaw was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court.

The court heard that at in the early 2000’s, Shaw would meet the victim (who was known to him) at an address in west London.

The abuse started when Shaw would tickle the victim, who was in her early teens at the time of the assaults, before sexually assaulting her.

The victim reported the abuse to police in June 2017.

Shaw was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault in July 2017. Upon his arrest, he stated: “It’s not true.”

He was charged on 4 July 2018.