Man jailed after home intrusion and exposure

Thursday, July 22, 2021

A MAN who broke into a home and exposed himself has been jailed.

Michael Shaw entered the house in Ormskirk at around 1.15am on February 22nd before he was disturbed by the occupants. He was then seen touching himself inappropriately outside the address.

He was arrested following a police appeal.

Shaw, 30, of Railway Path, Ormskirk, was jailed for 30 months for trespass with intent to commit a relevant sexual offence Imprisonment.

He appeared at Preston Crown Court this week for sentencing after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing.

He was also given eight week and 10-week sentences for exposure, to run concurrently, ordered to sign the sex offenders register and given a 10-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.  

Det Sgt Di Higham, of South Police, said: “I welcome this sentence which reflects the gravity of the offending and I would like to thank the community for their help and co-operation following this disturbing incident.”

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