No hiding place for offenders
TWO sisters who helped police jail the man who abused them as children have warned other sex offenders: you won’t get away with it forever.
The Peak sisters, who suffered years of sexual abuse at the hands of their older brother, have bravely waived their right to anonymity to encourage more victims to come forward and to warn paedophiles that their crimes won’t stay hidden.
It took years before the sisters were able to tell police about what Francis Ross Allen had done to them, but their courage in coming forward, along with statements and evidence from several other witnesses, was enough to put him behind bars for seven years after he was found guilty of eight charges of indecent assault following a trial at Derby Crown Court last month.
The abuse began in 1989 when the sisters were just eight years old…
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