Portsmouth sex offender who contacted children online is back before magistrates

A notorious sex offender who contacted 250 youngsters online has been back in court.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 1:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 6:00 am

Francis Knight, of Cornwallis Crescent, Landport, was jailed in May 2013 for 16 months before appeal court judges in London increased his sentence to four years in August that year.Now Knight, 37, has admitted breaching a sex offences prevention order between August 1 and August 30 this year.He deleted his history on the Grindr gay dating app this summer.

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