December 2018

Man jailed for 14 years over ‘horrific’ child sex offences

A sexual predator guilty of child sex offences has been sentenced to 14 years in jail.

James Tower from Crawley admitted 17 sex offences against a girl who was under 13.

The 30-year-old began abusing the girl in 2016.

He was only caught when the girl’s mother became suspicious and challenged him in June.

Tower was arrested and charged with sexual offences against a child.

He admitted the offences and was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court to 14 years in prison.