June 2022

‘Very dangerous man’ jailed for 14 years after committing string of serious child sex offences in Eastleigh and Hedge End

A ‘very dangerous man’ has been jailed after committing child sex offences across Hampshire.

Michael Littlefield, 39, of Bishopstoke, was sentenced to 14 years behind bars.

He was previously found guilty by a jury during a five day trial at Southampton Crown Court on April 25.

Littlefield was found guilty of:

  • Eight counts of sexual assault of a child under 13,

  • Two counts of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child,

  • One count of assault of a child under 13 by penetration

  • One count of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity

The court heard how Littlefield had sexually abused three children on multiple occasions over a six year period.

These incidents happened between August 2014 and October 2020, in area of Eastleigh and Hedge End

Littlefield, of Camborne Close, was sentenced at Winchester Crown Court yesterday to 14 years in prison.

He has been ordered to serve an additional four years on licence upon release, and is subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.