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Philip Louis Baxendale(65) appeared at Liverpool Crown Court over an allegation that he committed sexual offences near Greenbank High School for girls in Hillside, Southport.

Baxendale, admitted one count of exposure and the judge directed a jury to find him guilty on another count of exposure.

Baxendale is accused of exposing himself near to Greenbank school in Southport changed his plea to guilty during the trial.

Today Baxendale given was  38 weeks in prison, suspended for two years, a two-year supervision order and a four-month home curfew from 10pm to 6am daily.

The judge said: “I’m giving you a chance because you have been throughout your life a decent man and you have worked hard.”

He imposed a five-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order banning Baxendale from going within 100m of any school and told him to sign on the Sex Offenders Register for 10 years.

Southport man accused of committing sex offences told police he going to the toilet in his car

Mr Philip Baxendale, 65, appeared in the dock at Liverpool Crown Court over an allegation he engaged in sexual offences near Greenbank High School Southport.

Baxendale denies the offence, telling the court that he was relieving himself in his car because of a medical problem that causes him to need to urinate often.

He is alleged to have committed the offences on February 13 2014 in Hastings Road, near to Greenbank school, and faces a charge of engaging in a sexual act, knowing or intending that two 15 year old girls would be aware he was engaging in that activity.

Baxendale is also accused of exposure on February 6th, 2014, where he was allegedly observed by a 15 year old schoolgirl.

He has been bailed on condition that he does not go within 100 meters of schools, and stays away from the Hastings Road area of Southport.

He is not allowed to have unsupervised contact with children.


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