Residents of Kirkby-in-Ashfield are protesting outside the home of a man awaiting sentence over historical child sexual offences who lives near a primary school.
______, 33, pleaded guilty to four counts of indecent assault of children under 16 – taking place in the 2000s – at Nottingham Crown Court on September 9 and has been bailed to live at his home while he awaits sentencing.
Members of the community have been organising peaceful protests since September 21 and say they do not want ____living so near to the primary school.
They have also left banners on _____’s home saying they want him ‘gone’.
He is due to be sentenced on October 7 and was released on bail ahead of that court date and protesters said they will continue to voice their views until then.
Patrick Fripps, who has worked as a ‘paedophile hunter’ in the area for three years with the organisation Keeping Kids Safe, said he decided to organise the protest as he was concerned with _____ living so close to the school and a nearby play area.