Philip Wayne Hart
The offending allegedly occurred when M was aged between seven and thirteen. Mr Hart had an “on again, off again” relationship with M’s mother, M and M’s younger brother for most of that period.
That earlier offending took place when Mr Hart asked M to sit on his knees to read to him, regularly rubbed her genitalia and digitally penetrated her.
The offending was said to have begun when M and her family were living at an address in one suburb of Christchurch in 1999-2000. After a break, M and her family moved to an address in another Christchurch suburb in 2002 where it was alleged offending re-commenced. There was then a break of about two years in Mr Hart’s cohabitation with the family, though the children continued to visit him and further offending was said to have occurred.
Date of Birth
1960 (D.O.B. is approximate)
Three Strikes Status
Sentenced to 6 years with a 3 year concurrent term in April 2008
Unsuccessfully appealed conviction and sentence in June 2009
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