February 2021

Paedophile sentenced after committing vile abuse against young girl

A paedophile has been sentenced to ten years after a jury found him guilty of attacking a very young girl

Steven Johns, 39 of Hereford appeared at Worcester Crown Court where he was found guilty of: 

  • Assault of a child under the age of 13 with penetration

The court was told that Johns who lives in Hereford but also has links to Malvern in Worcestershire committed a depraved and vile sexual offence against the young girl.

The judge sentenced Johns to ten years imprisonment with an extended licence period of one year

A sexual harm prevention order was imposed until further notice and he was told to register as a sex offender for life