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Victims of Stephen Baker 'living with impact of his actions', says NSPCC Scotland

By Court Reporter

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THE victims of Stephen Baker have spent more than a decade living with the impact of his actions.

That's according to a charity set up to support victims of abuse.

The charity is there to support victims of abuse.
The charity is there to support victims of abuse.

Baker (54), formerly of Lossiemouth, was convicted after trial of a number of sexual offences committed against five children whose ages ranged from nine to 15.

He was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Edinburgh earlier today.

A spokesperson for NSPCC Scotland said: “The five people that Baker sexually abused as children have had to spend the past 15 years or more living with the knowledge and harmful impact of what he did to them.

"We hope his conviction and sentencing brings some solace to each of them and that they are receiving the support they need to address the impact of his abuse on their lives.

“This case highlights that people who speak out about sexual abuse will be listened to and justice can be achieved, regardless of how long ago the offence took place.

"Any adult who has been affected by child sexual abuse can contact the NSPCC helpline on 0808 8005000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk. Children can call Childline on 0800 1111.”

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