September 2021

Brighton paedophile jailed for sexual assault on girl, 13

A man from Brighton has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

Jason Lineker, 34, of Moulescoomb Way, had been found guilty a unanimous jury verdict at Lewes Crown Court on August 27 after a five-day trial which included evidence from witnesses and the girl herself.

He was sentenced four-and-a-half years plus one year on additional prison licence

Lineker will remain a registered sex offender for life, with a Sexual Harm Prevention Order also being given to severely restrict his access to children.