November 2020

Sex predator jailed

A man who sexually assaulted three young boys in Ellesmere Port was jailed.

Dennis Anyon was convicted of two counts of buggery and seven counts of indecent assault following a six day trial at Chester Crown Courtwhich concluded on Monday, November 2.

Anyon’s offending began in 1983, when he was 13-years-old, and continued through to 1989 when he was 19

He met his three victims, who were aged just four to 11-year-olds, at the Jehovah Witness former Kingdom Hall on Rostherne Avenue in Ellesmere Port.

Much of the abuse took place at the church, where Anyon would inappropriately touch his victims in the toilets; he also abused all of his victims in his bedroom at his Ellesmere Port home.

The 48-year-old, of Fairview Way, Pensby, was sentenced to a total of 10 years in prison.

He was also ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life.