Former Uckfield town councillor sentenced for sex offences against young girls

Former Uckfield town councillor James Anderson, 34, of Michelham Road, Uckfield, was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment at Lewes Crown Court on Wednesday (2 January), for six sexual offences involving three teenage girls.

He had admitted the offences at a previous hearing in November last year.

Anderson, was an Uckfield town councillor at the times of the offences, and owned a shop in the town where most of the offences occurred. He is no longer a councillor and no longer owns the shop.

Full details can be found on the Sussex Police website here.

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