November 2017: Parker has now been released and is living back in Halifax. Served six years

September 2011

Paedophile sentenced for string of sexual offences against young children

A paedophile has been jailed after he was found guilty of committing horrendous sexual acts against two young children

Simon Anthony Parker, 43 of Halifax appeared at Winchester Crown Court where he was found guilty of:

  • Rape of a child aged under 13

  • Sexual assault of a child aged under 13 

  • Indecency of a child aged under 13

Parker committed the offences in Hook in Hampshire when he was aged 30. Both victims were aged under 10 years old.

The judge sentenced Parker to 12 years imprisonment.

Parker was also told that he must register as a sex offender for life, and must not have any unsupervised access or communication with any child under 16