Jail for his­toric sex­ual abuse

Court

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

Aman­has­been­jailed­for­eight years af­ter plead­ing guilty to his­toric child abuse.

Clive Bax­ter, 71, who is al­ready serv­ing a 16 year sen­tence­for­sex­of­fences, pleaded guilty to six countsofind­e­cent as­sault of a boy un­der 10 for of­fences which took place in 2001.

Bax­ter, who­lived­inFal­staff Way, Hunt­ing­don, at the time ofthe­of­fences, made­frankad­mis­sions when he was in­ter­viewed in March ear­lier this year.

He ap­peared via video link at Cam­bridge Crown Court where he was sen­tenced to eight years which will be served con­cur­rently with his ex­ist­ing term.

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble Steve Ward­said:“The­forc­etake­sall re­ports of his­toric abuse very se­ri­ously and if you re­port an in­ci­dent, re­gard­less of whenit hap­pened, an of­fi­cer will dis­cuss the pro­ce­dure with you and go through your op­tions.”

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