June 2016

Slaithwaite man jailed for sex offences


A Slaithwaite man has been jailed for 12 years after pleading guilty to child sex offences.

Steven Wrigley, 51, of Nabbs Lane, was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court after facing 25 charges of indecent assault on a boy, two charges of gross indecency and two charges of a serious sexual offence.

He was previously committed for trial by district judge Michael Fanning at Kirklees Magistrates Court.