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Pensioner jailed for child sex offences; NEWS WIRE.

A LIVERPOOL pensioner was jailed after admitting a series of child sexual offences.

Anthony McCarthy pleaded guilty to four indecent assaults and a charge of gross indecency on a young girl.

The 69-year-old was locked up for nine years at Liverpool Crown Court earlier this month.

His victim was under the age of 13 at the time of his crimes - committed when he was in his twenties. McCarthy, of Tyne Close, in Kirkdale, was also ordered to sign the Sex Offenders' Register and made the subject of a 12-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Following his sentencing, Merseyside Police Detective Inspector Sabi Kaur said: "We take all reports of sexual offences seriously, no matter how much time has passed.

"If anybody else is out there suffering in silence, I want you to know that there is help and support available to you.

"Anyone wishing to report a sexual offence can call 101 and specially trained call handlers will deal with your report. Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111." Support for victims is also available through the registered charity, the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre Cheshire and Merseyside, on 01925 221 546 or 0330 363 0063.

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 20, 2019
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