November 2015

Convicted paedophile sentenced to 12 years


A man has been convicted of a number of sex offences following a following a West Mercia Police investigation.

Leonard Reece, aged 71 of Walter Nash Road East in Kidderminster, was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court today (Monday 9th November) and will serve twelve years in prison.

He will be subject to notification on the sex offenders register and has also been served a sexual harm prevention order.

At an earlier hearing he pleaded guilty to:

  • Three counts of assaulting a girl under 13 by penetration

  • Two counts of assault of a girl under 13 by touching

  • One count of causing or inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity involving no penetration.

The offences occurred between January 2008 and January 2011, and involved a young girl. Reece was arrested after the offences were reported, and subsequently charged.