'Harry Hollinshead was a predator who targeted young girls': Meir pensioner jailed for sex abuse
A Stoke-on-Trent man has been jailed for five-and-a half years after pleading guilty to sexually abusing three young girls.
Harry Hollinshead, aged 76, formerly of Meir, was sentenced at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court today.
He will also be listed on the Sex Offenders Register for life and is also subject to a Sex Offenders Prevention Order.
Hollinshead pleaded guilty to 16 charges last month, including two counts of indecent assault, six counts of making indecent photographs of a child and three counts of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity.
The offences dated back as far as 2000.
Detective Inspector Andy Maxfield, from the Child Exploitation Team, said: "Hollinshead was a predator who targeted young girls."