Man who flashed women in the streets of Chichester jailed

A man has been jailed for over a year and a half after repeatedly exposing himself to women in the streets of Chichester.

Lee Matthew Davidoff, of no fixed address, was sentenced to one year and seven months imprisonment at Brighton Crown Court yesterday (Thursday, 13).

The unemployed 50-year-old was previously convicted of four counts of exposure in November 2019, two in North Walls, one in North Street, and one in Crane Street.

Davidoff, who was also sentenced for being in breach of a suspended sentence, will be a registered sex offender for ten years.

A Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) will also last for ten years, placing requirements on his clothing and behaviour in public. 

The 50-year-old was previously registered as a sex offender for ten years and was subject of an SHPO in Norwich, after being given a suspended sentence for similar offences last January.

DS Debbie Ricks said:

“Davidoff was a persistent offender who had not taken advantage of attempts to help manage his behaviour by the police, probation and the courts.

“We took prompt action and traced him when his further offensive behaviour, which caused distress and alarm to the women involved, was reported.”


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