Michael Defries, 58, from Barnham, appeared at Lewes Crown Court yesterday afternoon for sentencing after pleading guilty to two counts of historical sexual touching against a 12-year-old girl.
Defries, formally a police sergeant with British Transport Police, was sentenced to two years in prison and was made the subject of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order for 12 years.
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