October 2015

Pervert who stalked three school girls before masturbating in his car has been jailed


Paul Matthews was found with a large knife and child sexual abuse images on his mobile phone when arrested by police.

The 36-year-old was caged for three years and four months after admitting outraging public decency, stalking, possessing a bladed article and possessing indecent images of children.

The girls were walking along a street in Fakenham, Norfolk, on June 30, at about 9.30pm when they saw a suspicious man in a red Skoda kerb-crawling behind them, Norwich Crown Court heard.

The scared youngsters told their parents who called police.

Officers tracked down the car and found Matthews performing a solo sex act inside.

When they searched the vehicle they found a folding knife with a blade longer than three inches.

His mobile phone was later found to have several indecent photos and videos of children on it.

Matthews, of Park Road, Holkham, pleaded guilty to the charges in September and was sentenced today.

September 2015

Man admits child abuse images offences

A 36-year-old man charged in connection with stalking offences in Fakenham earlier this year has pleaded guilty.

Paul Matthews, of Park Road in Holkham, was arrested on 30 June 2015, after officers were called to reports of a suspicious male in a car in the Holt Road and Claypit Lane areas of the town.

He was later charged with committing an act outraging public decency, stalking, possessing a bladed article in a public place and possession of indecent images of children.

Matthews appeared at Norwich Crown Court yesterday and entered guilty pleas to all the offences.

He was remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced on Monday 12 October 2015