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Man sentenced for persistent exposure offences in Chichester
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A man who persistently exposed himself to women in Chichester streets has been sentenced to prison following a police investigation.
Lee Matthew Davidoff, 50, unemployed and of no fixed address, was sentenced when he appeared at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday (13 February), having previously been convicted of four counts of exposure during November 2019; two in North Walls, one in North Street, and one in Crane Street. He was also sentenced for being in breach of a suspended sentence.
He was given a total of 86 weeks imprisonment and will be a registered offender for ten years.
Davidoff was also given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) to last for ten years, placing requirements on his clothing and behaviour in public.
He had previously been a registered sex offender for ten years and subject of an SHPO after being given a six-month suspended sentence at Norwich Crown Court in January 2019 for similar offences in Norwich.
Detective Sergeant Debbie Ricks said; "Davidoff was a persistent offender who had not taken advantage of attempts to help manage his behaviour by the police, probation and the courts. We took prompt action and traced him when his further offensive behaviour, which caused distress and alarm to the women involved, was reported."