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Friday, 19 January 2018

A 76-year-old former teacher has been jailed for indecently assaulting two young girls in Egham in the 60s




Leslie Driver from Milton Keynes was arrested in September 2015 after his victims disclosed the sexual abuse inflicted on them.

The acts took place at a property in Egham where Driver was staying as a lodger.

The court heard how he forced each girl to engage in sexual activity on a number of separate occasions between July 1962 and July 1963.

Detective Constable Suzy Marten, who led the investigation, said:

“The victim had never told anyone about the abuse he had suffered at the hands of Luck until he came to us because he knew he had speak out to stop others from being abused like he had been. He had not even told his family what he had been through until the court case last week.”

DC Marten continued: “The victim must be commended for the immense bravery he has shown by coming forward and re-living the trauma of the abuse he suffered as a child. I hope the sentence given to Luck brings some level of closure to the victim.

She added: “If anyone is, or has been, in a similar situation - please come forward and tell someone who can help you. Our team of specially trained officers will ensure that all allegations are thoroughly and robustly investigated.”

Speaking about the abuse he suffered, the victim said:

“Coming forward and reporting the abuse I suffered at the hands of Luck was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do but I wanted to prevent others from suffering the way I had. I had never told anyone what he did to me - I never felt I could. The only thing harder than coming forward is living with the secret and the memories every day.

“I am grateful to Surrey Police for the help and support they have given me over the last few years and I would like to encourage anyone who has been the victim of similar abuse to come forward and report it as soon as possible.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:49 pm  

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