January 2017: Reed has now been released and is living in the Sandwell area

September 2014

Pervert jailed for multiple sex offences involving 13-year-old boy

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A pervert has received a prison sentence in excess of five years for multiple sexual offences involving a 13-year-old boy.

Coach driver Anthony Reed, 57-years-old of Walsall appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court and pleaded guilty to:

  • Three counts of sexual activity with a child

  • Two counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity

  • Causing a child to watch a sexual act

  • Engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child

The court heard that the abuse took place over an estimated 8-month period.

The judge sentenced Reed to a total of five years and four months imprisonment.

Reed was told that he must serve a minimum of half the sentence in prison giving him a release date in 2017.

Reed was also told he must sign the sex offenders register for life.