- 3 updates
He was a prolific paedophile who used the internet to groom young girls - and, he got away with it for more than a decade.
Tonight, the full extent of the crimes carried out by delivery driver Darren Jeffries were revealed - following two Crown Court trials.
There were eighty offences in all carried out over a period of 13 years.
Children in Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Kent were targeted. Victims kept silent - and it wasn't until January 2013 - when a mother became suspicious of a man her daughter met in a chatroom - that police were called.
Even then, they were unaware just how many children and young people had been abused. Here's Mel Bloor.
He was a prolific paedophile who used the internet to groom young girls in Kent, Surrey, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire for more than a decade. Now the full extent of the crimes carried out by delivery driver Darren Jeffries from Sittingbourne have been revealed. Tom Savvides reports.
A delivery driver from Kent has been found guilty of more than 80 sexual offences that took place over 13 years. Darren Jeffries, who is 48 and from Sittingbourne, was found guilty of charges including the rape and abduction of victims between the ages of two and 17.
He will be sentenced next month.