Brendan Paul Henson
The man who abducted and indecently assaulted a five-year-old girl in Palmerston North has been sentenced to eight years in jail.
Brendan Paul Henson, 47, pleaded guilty in May to two charges of indecent assault and one charge of abduction with intent to have sexual connection.
He was sentenced today at the High Court in Palmerston North. He must serve a minimum non-parole period of five years.
It was revealed today in court that it was not the first time Henson has offended against a young child. Advertisement
He was jailed in Western Australia in 1991 for sexual offending against another little girl.
Date of Birth
1969 (D.O.B. is approximate)
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Associated Media Links Man who abducted young girl in Palmerston North had served jail time in Australia for sexual offending
Brendan Paul Henson Sentencing Notes
OFFENCES / CONVICTIONS
|Event Date||Event||Court Location||Offence Type||Offence Date||Committed While||Sentence Imposed|
|08-07-2016||Sentencing||High Court Palmerston North||Abduction for purposes of marriage or sexual connection||10-02-2016||8 Years, Imprisonment||▼|