After a second victim comes forward, the prison term for a child sex offender is increased.

After a second victim comes forward, the prison term for a child sex offender is increased.

For many child sexual offences, Normanton resident Mark Greenwood received a 20-year jail term back in 2019.

At Leeds Crown Court, the 57-year-old entered a guilty plea to six sexual offences and three charges of creating pornographic pictures of children.

However, Wakefield District Safeguarding Unit launched a fresh inquiry when a second complainant came forward to say that Greenwood had also abused her.

Greenwood pleaded admission to the charge in November, and on Friday, the judge increased his jail term.

The Wakefield District Safeguarding Unit’s Detective Constable Will Denton issued the following statement: “We welcome the extension of Greenwood’s sentence and commend the victim and her family’s bravery for coming forward and speaking with our officers.

“There is no doubt that he is a dangerous man who deserves to remain behind bars for a substantial amount of time.

“I hope this result will encourage other victims to engage with our specially trained officers who work tirelessly to bring offenders to justice.”

Anyone with concerns about a child’s safety is recommended to get in touch with the West Yorkshire Police or the children’s social services department of their local government.

Greenwood, from Normanton, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a number of child sexual offences back in 2019. The 57-year-old pleaded guilty to six sexual offences and three counts of making indecent images of a child at Leeds Crown Court.

But after a second complainant came forward to report that she had also been abused by Greenwood, Wakefield District Safeguarding Unit opened up a ne

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