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Man found guilty of crimes against children

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

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

The crimes happened over several years in the Chesterfield area.

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

He was remanded into custody and will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court in March.

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