Man, 44, sentenced to 16 years for child sex offences
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We have today, Thursday 13th May, welcomed the sentencing of a 44 year-old man for child sex offences.
Mark Jacobson, of Washington Parade, Bootle, was found guilty of 16 counts of serious child sex offences including two counts of rape, two counts of attempted rape and multiple counts of sexual activity with a child, causing a child to watch a sexual act and engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child.
Today, at Liverpool Crown Court, was sentenced to 16 years in custody. He was also given an indefinite sexual harm prevention order (SHPO) and was issued with a restraining order and sex offender notification requirement.
Detective Constable Lucy Emmett said: “Jacobson is a dangerous individual and he will now spend a significant amount of time behind bars where he can no longer pose a risk to children.
“Merseyside Police is committed to protecting children from sexual exploitation and those who seek to do them harm.
“I would urge anyone who has been a victim of child abuse, or thinks a child is being abused, to contact police immediately, where a report can be made in confidence.”
“Similarly if you have suffered a sexual offence and can find the courage to come forward, we will take your report extremely seriously and investigate it thoroughly.
Anyone with information or wants to report a sexual offence is asked to call 101 where you will be spoken to by specially trained officers or you can pass information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Support for victims is also available through the registered charity the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre Cheshire and Merseyside, who can be contacted on 01925 221 546 or 0330 363 0063 or Rape and Sexual Assault Merseyside (RASA) on 0151 558 1801.