Update: Released in June 2018 and back living in Leicester

June 2016

Pervert groomed and abused schoolgirl

A pervert that groomed and sexually assaulted a 14-year-old schoolgirl has been jailed

At his hearing at Leicester Crown Court, Michael Bottrill of Leicester was sentenced after being convicted of a number of serious sexual offences against a child aged under 16

The court was told that Bottrill who works for Severn Trent water groomed and repeatedly sexually assaulted the 14-year-old girl over a period of seven months. 

Bottrill was sentenced to a total of four years imprisonment and was told to register as a sex offender for life

A sexual harm prevention order for a period of three years was also imposed which prohibits him staying at a property where a person aged under 16 resides