British Transport Police sergeant admits child sex charges
- 12 December 2013
- From the section Sussex
A British Transport Police (BTP) sergeant has admitted two sex offences against a girl.
Mick Defries, 58, from Barnham, West Sussex, pleaded guilty to two historical allegations of sexually touching a girl under the age of 13.
He was remanded in custody to appear for sentencing at Lewes Crown Court on 10 January.
A BTP spokesman said Defries had served 10 years with the force and had been suspended pending disciplinary action.