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Former Brighton bus driver jailed for sex offences against women and girls

Former bus driver, Mark Spalding, has been jailed Credit: Sussex Police

A former bus driver has been jailed for nine years after admitting sexual offences against girls and young women.

Mark Spalding, 29, formerly of Brighton, but now living in Thakeham, admitted eight sexual assaults, against a woman aged 21, a woman aged 30, a girl aged 14 and a girl aged 13. He also admitted inciting the younger girl into sexual activity.

The offences were committed over a period of 19 months while Spalding was working for Brighton and Hove Buses.