Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been given a suspended prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to a string of sexual assaults in Milton Keynes last year.
Modestas Sidarkovas, aged 25, of Verity Place in Milton Keynes, pleaded guilty to nine counts of sexual assault on a female in a hearing at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 19 January.
Sidarkovas was subsequently sentenced to 34 weeks in prison, suspended for two years.
He was also ordered to forfeit an E-scooter, attend a rehabilitation programme and told to pay compensation totalling £4,500 to his victims.
Between 5 October and 24 November last year, Sidarkovas sexually assaulted a number of females by inappropriate touching over clothing while on his E-scooter in areas of central Milton Keynes.
He was charged with the offences on 24 November.
Sidarkovas was also ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register for ten years.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Mandy Banfield, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I would like to praise all of Sidarkovas’s victims for coming forward and reporting this offending behaviour.
“As a result of their courage in coming forward, and members of the public providing information following numerous appeals, Sidarkovas has now been convicted and sentenced for these offences.
“He will face a significant period of time on the sex offenders’ register, will have to undergo rehabilitation and has also been ordered to pay compensation to his victims, who should have every right to go about their day-to-day lives without being subjected to this type of behaviour.
“Sidarkovas also knows that any further offending will result in his suspended sentence being activated, and I hope that he engages with the rehabilitation programme ordered and addresses this wholly unacceptable conduct.”