Child abuser jailed after 12 sex attacks in 2 months on different girls as young as 6
A Spalding man who admitted a dozen sexual offences against young girls as young as six in Peterborough and across the east of England has been jailed for more than six years.
Robert Parrish (50), preyed on girls across the country, including in Peterborough, Whittlesey, Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire, Milton Keynes, Hull and Stevenage between July 1 and September 30 last year.
Parrish, of Broadgate, Weston, near Spalding, Lincolnshire, was sentenced at Huntingdon Crown Court by Judge Tina Landale.
The electrician , who worked at holiday homes across the country, was jailed for six years, with an extended sentence of five years.
He had pleaded guilty to four counts of exposure, five counts of sexual assault of a child aged 13 or under, two counts of voyeurism and one count of sexual assault of a girl aged under 13.
Three of the assaults happened in Peterborough, with the victims aged six, seven and 10. There were two victims in Whittlesey, aged eight and 10.
It was reported in the Hull Daily Mail Parrish assaulted a nine year old girl as she played in the front garden of her home in Hull.
Just a few hours later, he attacked an eight year-old girl elsewhere in the city.
He was made the subject of a sexual offences prevention order (SOPO), with conditions for him not to go near areas frequented by children, to have no unsupervised contact with under 16s, and to have internet usage monitored. He was also placed on the Sex Offenders Register indefinitely.
Parish was jailed for four years for a sexual assault in Peterborough on August 3 last year and four years for a sexual assault in Hull on September 1 last year, to run concurrently.
He received a further 12 months in custody for a further six sexual assaults, 10 months for five exposures, and four months for two offences of voyeurism, all to run concurrently, taking the total sentence to six years and two months.
Child abuser facing jail after 12 sex attacks in 2 months on different girls as young as 6
A Spalding man has admitted a dozen sexual offences including sexually assaulting young girls as young as six years old in six different counties of the UK
Robert Parrish (50) pleaded guilty to 12 separate attacks at a short hearing at Peterborough crown court
The travelling electrician, who works at holiday homes across the country had already admitted a number of offences against young girls in Hull
Judge Tina Landale told Parrish to expect a jail sentence when he is next in court in a week.
Parrish faced a total of 14 charges, relating to offences in Peterborough, Milton Keynes, Whittlesley, Sutton Bridge, Stevenage and West Runton
He pleaded guilty to:
Four counts of exposure
Six counts of sexual assault on a child aged under 13
Two counts of Voyeurism