A MAN has been jailed for more than two years after admitting child sexual offences.

Austin Paddock, 23, of New Road, Bishop’s Waltham, was sentenced at Portsmouth Crown Court on Friday.

He had previously admitted sexual activity with a child and sexual communication with a child.

The offences took place in Hampshire between September 2020 and July 2021.

Paddock was sentenced to 27 months in prison and is subject to a 10-year sexual harm prevention order.