Pervert pensioner sent back to jail

A PERVERT who served a four-year jail sentence after being branded a danger to the public has been sent back to prison after breaking the terms of his licence.

A PERVERT who served a four-year jail sentence after being branded a danger to the public has been sent back to prison after breaking the terms of his licence.

Paedophile George Fair, who has been living in Mill Lane, Felixstowe, since his release from jail, but lived in Ipswich when convicted - is also under investigation by police following a fresh allegation about his behaviour.

The pensioner was jailed in 2000 after subjecting his traumatised child victims to years of systematic abuse.

He admitted ten offences of indecent assault on two 13-year-old girls, along with two offences of indecent assault on another young girl dating back to 1965, with five similar offences being taken into consideration.

Judge Devaux branded Fair a danger to the public and imposed an extended licence period of four years. This meant if Fair was released before the end of his sentence he would be on licence until the end of the four-year sentence and for a further four years.

Fair was ordered to be on the Sex Offenders' Register for the rest of his life.

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At the time of the original court case he was living in Pembroke Close, Ipswich.

In the 1960s Fair had repeatedly abused a girl between the ages of 11 to 15 over a four-year period. The offences emotionally scarred her for life.

The more recent offences with the 13-year-old girls happened after he met them while visiting a local farm.

It is not known what he did to break the terms of his licence, but he has been recalled to prison.

Three days later Suffolk police received an allegation.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Probation said no comment could be made about individual cases.

“Public protection is a top priority for Suffolk Probation Area,” she said.

“Offenders released on licence are monitored by probation staff and some high risk offenders are monitored by police and probation within Multi-Agency Public Protection arrangements.

“Offenders can be sent back to prison quickly if they breach their licence or pose a threat to the public.

“Sex offenders are put on the sex offenders register and have to abide by a range of conditions appropriate to their offending.”

A Suffolk police spokeswoman confirmed officers were investigating an allegation against a man but no charges had been brought at this stage.

N Did you know George Fair? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or send an e-mail to eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

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