Leeds child sex offenders convicted in 2018
Here are four men and one woman convicted of child sex offences in Leeds this year.
Click on the link to the gallery above to view their custody photos.
West Yorkshire Police is currently running a campaign to raise awareness of the consequences of child abuse images online.
A spokesman for the force said: “Looking at indecent images of children is a crime. Anyone who is caught looking at indecent images of someone under the age of 18 years-old will be placed on the sex offenders register.
“As well as sentences handed down in court this can result in the following consequences for the offender.
“Social care referrals for any children they have access to. Potential breakdowns in relationships with wife/husband/partner and abandonment of friendships. Disclosure to work, clubs and organisations they are involved in and potential loss of employment.
“Social stigma, social isolation and mental illness
“If you are concerned about your own behaviour or that of someone you know, there is help and support available from a number of charities and not for profit organisations, including the Lucy Faithfull Foundation and NSPCC.
“Stop It Now Confidential Helpline – 0808 1000 900 www.get-help.stopitnow.org.uk
NSPCC – 0808 800 5000www.nspcc.org.uk
Saferlives - 0800 043 5987
Read up on each case heard in Leeds Crown Court this year in full on these links below: