September 2019

Jailed for eight years for multiple sexual offences against children

A man has been jailed for eight years for multiple sexual offences against children.

Lyndon Matthews, aged 35, of Barry, was sentenced at Newport Crown Court after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one count of sexual assault on a girl under 13 by touching.

The charges relate to two female children.

One count relates to an assault on a child in 2018.

Two of the counts relate to assaults on a child between 2009 and 2010.

Matthews was ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register for life and made the subject of an indefinite sexual harm prevention order.