May 2016

A PENSIONER has been jailed for sex offences committed in Portsmouth more than 30 years ago.

Londoner David Smith was sent to prison at Portsmouth Crown Court for offences involving a teenage boy in the Cosham area in 1980 and 1981.

Smith, of Hermitage Walk, Walthamstow, was sentenced to two years in prison and was ordered to sign the sex offenders register.

He pleaded guilty to one count of gross indecency with a child under 14 and five counts of indecent assault.