September 2023

Shropshire man guilty of sex offences against a child

A Shropshire man has appeared at Worcester Crown Court to plead guilty to numerous sexual offences against a child.

On Thursday 24 August, Phillip Argyle of Church Lane, Orleton in Shropshire pleaded guilty to 12 offences including rape of a child under 13, sexual penetration of a child under 13, causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child and eight counts of sexual assault by touching a child under 13.

Argyle, aged 54, carried out these offences between 2016 and 2019.

He is due to be sentenced at Worcester Crown Court on Friday 13 October.