Molester is ordered to compensate his victim

A man who admitted molesting a woman and attacking a police officer has been given a commununity punishment.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 1:54 pm

Jessy Jones, 30, of Leigh Road, Atherton, had denied sexually assaulting the woman last February 12 but was found guilty after a trial by Wigan justices.

He had also denied assaulting a police officer on April 20 but later changed his plea to guilty.

Jones was ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work and 30 days of rehabilitation activities.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

He must also pay compensation to the woman and court costs totalling £350.

The court did not order him to compensate the police officer as well after hearing he had limited means.

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