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20 February 2020

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A former West Sussex man been sent to prison over offences relating to indecent images of children.
Anthony Jonathan Solloway, 49, of no fixed address but formerly of Burgess Hill, a linguistics teacher, was sentenced to two years and eight months imprisonment at Hove Crown Court on Friday (14 February) for possession and distribution of a total of more than 2000 indecent images of children. He had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing.
The sentencing followed an intelligence-led investigation by the Sussex Police Paedophile Online investigation Team (POLIT) over the past three years.
He was given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) severely restricting his access to children and communications devices indefinitely, and will also be a registered sex offender for life. He was also given a Travel Restriction Order restricting him from travelling to parts of South East Asia.


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