Batley pensioner jailed for 19 years over string of sexual assaults on children

Robert Brady has been sentenced to 19 years and six months in prison Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A pensioner from Batley in West Yorkshire has been jailed for 19 years for a string of serious sexual offences on children.

Robert Brady, 79, pleaded guilty to 11 offences including rape and sexual assaults during a hearing at Leeds Crown Court on Monday 15 June.

They include six offences against one boy, committed between 1985 and 2003 and five sexual assault against two other male victims in 2019.

He was sentenced to 19 years and six months in prison.

PC Alexis Stansfield of Kirklees District Child Safeguarding Unit, described the investigation as "harrowing":