A moped rider who indecently uncovered himself to lone ladies in Haringey and east London has been jailed.
Jefferson Goncalves De Lima Da Silva, 29, of Beresford Road, Haringey, was sentenced to 16 months’ jail, concurrent on all prices, at Wood Green Crown Court on Monday, 17 May for 9 counts of indecent exposure and two counts of sexual assault.
He pleaded responsible to the above offences on the identical courtroom on Monday, 17 May.
The courtroom heard that between September 2019 to June 2020, Goncalves De Lima Da Silva focused a lot of ladies, predominantly in the Haringey space, but in addition throughout east London.
Driving round on a moped in the evenings, he would search out ladies who he would then cease and ask for instructions.
As the ladies stopped to supply help, Goncalves De Lima Da Silva, on eleven separate events, indecently uncovered himself earlier than driving off, leaving the victims in a state of shock.
Some victims reported that Da Silva had masturbated and that he had laughed or smiled at their panicked reactions on a number of events.
On two separate events, Goncalves De Lima Da Silva sexually assaulted two ladies by inappropriately touching them, once more utilizing his moped as a method to shortly escape.
Detectives from the Met’s North Area Public Protection Unit launched an investigation and subsequently arrested Goncalves De Lima Da Silva on 27 June 2020 after CCTV evaluation, witness accounts and automobile registration checks linked him to the incidents.
Da Silva is topic to notification necessities for 10 years and is to stay on licence for an additional 12 months. He was additionally issued a Deprivation Order for his moped.
Detective Superintendent Seb Adjei-Addoh, from the Met’s North Area Public Protection Team, stated: “Goncalves De Lima Da Silva is a harmful and predatory particular person who focused quite a few lone females, strolling in the night on residential roads.
“I hope this sentence sends a transparent message that such acts is not going to be tolerated.
“Preventing and detecting sexual offences stays a prime precedence for the Metropolitan Police. We will work tirelessly to establish offenders and to get justice for victims of crime.
“I encourage anybody who has been a sufferer or witness to a sexual offence to contact police. Specially skilled officers will present recommendation and ongoing assist.”
Detective Constable Myles Bossman, investigating officer from the North Area Public Protection Unit, added: “I want to thank the entire victims who got here ahead to report these incidents to police.
“Many victims recalled emotions of concern and disgust, given the brazen and vulgar nature of the acts. It was their braveness which helped deliver Mr Goncalves De Lima Da Silva to justice.”
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