Paedophile guilty of sex crimes against children in Chesterfield

A former Chesterfield man has been found guilty of committing sexual crimes against children.

Thursday, 13th January 2022, 4:21 pm

Nigel Pettitt, 54, was found guilty at Derby Crown Court on Tuesday, January 11 of 11 counts, including sexual assault and two counts of rape.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said the crimes happened ‘over several years in the Chesterfield area’.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

A former Chesterfield man has been found guilty of committing sexual crimes against children at Derby Crown Court.

Pettitt, formerly of Holmeport Mews, in Chesterfield, had denied the offences but was found guilty following a trial.

The force spokesperson added: “He was remanded into custody and will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court in March.”

Support your Derbyshire Times by becoming a digital subscriber. You will see 70 per cent fewer ads on stories, meaning faster load times and an overall enhanced user experience. Click here for more details.