Simon Snell, Devon and Cornwall Police
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Police reaction to jailing of child sex abuse postman

A postman from Cornwall who used social-networking websites to abuse hundreds of children has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

Michael Williams admitted inciting sexual activity, grooming and distributing indecent images.

The 29-year-old, of Tresooth Lane, Penryn, approached children on Facebook and Bebo, Truro Crown Court heard.

Simon Snell of Devon and Cornwall Police said that Williams' victims had been through "sheer hell".

  • 24 Sep 2010
  • From the section UK