Jason Paske jailed for 'horrendous' sex crimes against children

Jason Paske Image copyright North Yorkshire Police
Image caption North Yorkshire Police said "Jason Paske is a truly horrendous and perverted man".

A man described by police as "horrendous and perverted" has been jailed for 10 years for "prolific" sex offences against children.

Jason Paske, 40, formerly of Yate, Bristol, was sentenced at York Crown Court after pleading guilty to 26 charges,

These included making and distributing indecent images of children.

He was investigated by North Yorkshire Police and Avon and Somerset Constabulary after his arrest in 2014.

Paske had also pleaded guilty to attempting to arrange sexual activity with a teenage boy and perverting the course of justice.

As a result of the police investigation into Paske further suspected offenders have been uncovered in countries such as Germany and the Czech Republic.

Det Con Nigel Pepper, of North Yorkshire Police said: "Jason Paske is a truly horrendous and perverted man who is a menace to society.

"It is individuals like him that the public - in this country and worldwide - need protecting from, particularly in this age of the internet and social media."

Det Con Sarah King, of Avon and Somerset Constabulary, said: "Paske is a prolific offender who poses a real threat to children."

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