Burnley man escapes jail after admitting sex offence in child's bedroom

A Burnley man has escaped an immediate jail sentence after he admitted to committing sexual activity in the presence of a child.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 3:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 10:36 pm
Burnley Crown Court
Burnley Crown Court

Warren Parker (37) pleaded guilty this morning at Burnley Crown Court to the charge of masturbating in the child's bedroom.

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On Sunday December 17th 2017 Parker was found naked in the child's bedroom at a house in Burnley.

Parker had woken the child by licking its face.

He was sentenced to 16 months custody, suspended for two years, a community order, six months alcohol rehabilitation, 30 days rehabilitation, a restraining order, a sexual harm prevention order and 10 year sex offenders notification order.