West Sussex man given 13-year sentence for sexual offences against children
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A West Sussex man who sexually assaulted three young girls over a 15-year period has now been convicted and has started a 13-year prison sentence, following an enquiry by safeguarding detectives.
Christopher Brock, 67, now of Coolham Road, Thakeham near Pulborough, was given the sentence, including an year on extra prison licence, at Brighton Crown Court on 31 March, after being convicted of sexually assaulting his victims who were between the ages of 8 and 15.
He will also be a registered sex offender for life and was also given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order, to last until further court order, severely restricting his access to children.
Detective Constable Della Squires of the Sussex Police Safeguarding Investigations Unit said: "Brock knew his vicitms and assaulted them over several years for his own sexual gratification.
"They bravely supported our investigation and gave evidence against Brock in court which helped bring him to justice.
"We will always investigate such reports and ensure that those who make them receive specialist support."
For more information on reporting sex offences and the support available see the Sussex Police website.