December 2020: Gutteridge was handed a suspended sentence. A sexual harm prevention order was imposed and he was told to register as a sex offender for ten years
Man admits child sex charges
A man from Tiverton admitted trying to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex after being ensnared in a sting operation.
Oliver Gutteridge, aged 41, of Carpenter Close of Tiverton appeared at Exeter Crown Court where he admitted:
Attempted sexual communication with a child
Attempting to cause a child to be involved with pornography
Admitted attempting to cause a child to engage in sexual activity by looking at a sexual image
Attempting to meet a child