North West Wales

Anglesey 'sex addict' jailed for historic child abuse

Robert John Parry Image copyright North Wales Police

A 69-year-old man who sexually abused a girl and boy over a period of several years has been jailed for 13 years.

Robert Parry of Trefor, Anglesey, admitted 18 charges of abuse, including the attempted rape of the girl when she was 12-years-old.

Parry was placed on the sex offenders' register for life following the hearing at Caernarfon Crown Court on Wednesday.

Sentencing the 69-year-old, Judge Huw Rees said: "You effectively robbed them of their childhood."

The court heard how Parry told police he was as a sex addict and in need of help.

Elen Owen. prosecuting, said: "He said he didn't get gratification but a buzz."

Dafydd Roberts, defending, said Parry wished to make a public apology for his "reprehensible behaviour."

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