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Man sentenced for a sexual assault in High Wycombe

| August 21, 2022

Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police a man has been sentenced for a sexual assault in High Wycombe.

On Friday 12th August 2022, at Reading Crown Court, Andrew Custos, aged 30, of Wroxham, Bracknell was sentenced to four years and nine months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to sexual assault and kidnap with the intent to commit a sexual offence.

Custos has also been made subject to a restraining order against the victim for 10 years and will be on the sex offenders register for life.

On Saturday 26th February 2022, Custos saw the victim, a woman in her forties, exit a pub in Marlow and get into the taxi. He then followed the taxi until the victim got out at an address in High Wycombe.

Custos got out of his car to continue following the victim. He then took the victim into the woods nearby where he sexually assaulted her.

Custos was arrested on Friday 11th March 2022 and charged the same day.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Sarah Simpson, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘This was a distressing incident for the victim and I am pleased that Custos has received a custodial sentence as a result of his actions.

Thames Valley Police is committed to tackling violence against women and girls and bringing offenders to justice.

I hope this serves as an example that we will investigate thoroughly and take offenders to court.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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