September 2019

Buxton teen gets suspended sentence

A Buxton teen has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting sexually assaulting a girl under the age of ten.

George Mitchell, 18, of West Road, pleaded guilty to the offence, which occurred at an address in the town in August 2018.

He was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for two years after appearing at Derby Crown Court on September 9. He was also ordered to sign the Sex Offenders’ Register for ten years.