October 2011

Pensioner jailed for sex offences

Pensioner Terence Simpson has been jailed for 13 years after a jury found him guilty of a string of sexual offences.

The 70-year-old was found guilty of attempted rape, three charges of indecent assault on a female, five charges of gross indecency with a child, and two charges of indecent assault on a male.

Simpson, of Taylor Road, Abbey Hulton, will be on the sex offenders’ register indefinitely.

He was also disqualified from working with children and was made the subject of a sexual offences prevention order.