Letchworth sex offender sent back to jail for speaking to children

Sex offender Daniel Shead from Letchworth is now back behind bars. Picture: Herts police

Sex offender Daniel Shead from Letchworth is now back behind bars. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

A sex offender from Letchworth has today been sent back to prison for 12 months after breaching an order not to contact children.

Daniel Shead, of Maddles, was jailed for six years in 2014 after being found guilty of a series of sexual assaults on a 14-year-old girl.

He was also given a 10-year sexual offences prevention order prohibiting him from having any unsupervised contact with girls under the age of 16, and placed permanently on the sexual offenders register.

Shead, who is now 27, appeared at St Albans Crown Court today after admitting the order by speaking to children while released from prison early on licence.

Recorder Patrick Fields returned him to jail for 12 months, as well as imposing a new sexual harm prevention order banning him from contacting girls under 16.

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