Mitigating, Cathryn Sutcliffe said: “He has accepted that he does have a sexual attraction to children.
“We all see people coming before these courts saying anything but having a sexual attraction to children.
“It means Mr Briggs can be properly rehabilitated.”...especially on what form that 'rehabilitation' should take.
Ms Sutcliffe said that Briggs would no longer have a smart phone when released from prison, and that he would only use the internet from his nearest library.
Really? But we already know how he treats court orders, don't we?
The 50-year-old, of Tickfield Avenue, Southend, was given a sexual harm prevention order and a suspended sentence last year for identical offences.
Well, at least the justice system has learned a lesson on the futility of leniency?
Recorder Leslie Cuthbert, sitting at Basildon Crown Court, gave Briggs a three-year community order with 60 days of rehabilitation.
*sighs* Guess not...