West Midlands Police arrest man at Westbrook property on suspicion of sex offence against a child

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A 64-year-old man was arrested in Westbrook yesterday (July 13) on suspicion of sexual offences against a child.

The arrest was carried out by West Midlands Police with officers in attendance at an address in Westbrook Avenue for several hours.

Witnesses said a police van and three estate cars were at the scene from 9am and remained into the evening.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “A 64-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a child. He’s been released on police bail.”

4 Comments

  1. There seems to be a huge increase in paedophilia/child molestation.

    What is causing the increase in this type of crime, or is it simply that authorities are now better equipped at catching them?

    At the end of the day, at least this is one more exposed.

    • Phil, I think you’re right in what you say, they are better equipped these days to catch the perpetrators of this absolutely abhorrent crime, I don’t think there’s anything in the system that works as a deterrent, so maybe dragging them by their ankles through the town centre maybe a good alternative 🤷🏼‍♂️

    • Better equipped-it used to be videotapes & photos, nowadays it is internet. The problem has always been huge, now it is just easier for those people to access. Most of the material being found on electronic devices is historical-from decades past & is already in the CEOP & Interpol databases.

  2. From West Midlands and released on bail!!!
    Like the dirty pedo isn’t just going to disappear somewhere else and continue being a sick depraved POS.
    Its absolutely disgusting and a sick joke. They will lock you up for less and let these sickos go free!!!
    Our justice system is a joke.

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