Sex attacker behind bars

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A NORTH Derbyshire man who sexually assaulted three young girls has been jailed.

Philip Short was also placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life.

The 42-year-old, of Eland Road, Langwith Junction, Shirebrook, was sentenced to a total of 26 months after admitting four offences involving two 10-year-old girls and one who was aged nine.

He pleaded guilty at Derby Crown Court to causing a child under 13 to watch a sexual act, causing or inciting a female child under 13 to engage in sexual activity and sexual assault on a child under 13.