Hitchin man, 69, jailed for sexually assaulting young girls

The 69-year-old was sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court

The 69-year-old was sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court - Credit: Archant

A 69-year-old man has been jailed for 32 months for sexually assaulting two young girls.

James Mahoney, of Harkness Court, Franklin Gardens, Hitchin, appeared before Cambridge Crown Court on Friday charged with three counts of sexual activity with a child under the age of 16 and one count of sexual activity with a child under the age of 13.

The offences occured between July 2012 and August 2013.

Mahoney pleaded guilty to both offences.