Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 11

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parents urge tougher action against offenders Keeping children safe from danger

CAGED: Roy Whiting, left, was jailed for life for killing Sarah, inset. Now her parents Sara and Michael, above, are fighting to stop a clinic for child sex offenders, pictured bottom left, from opening a few miles from their home in Surrey ANXIOUS parents, the police, probation officers and leading criminologists have all joined calls for tougher penalties on child sex offenders in the wake of the Sarah Payne case ? but can we ever guarantee our children's safety. Yet there is much that can be done to help prevent dangerous and predatory paedophiles like Roy Whiting from being left to roam free in search of young victims.

lure us into his car

a girl of nine less than a mile from Dovedale Crescent, mercifully releasing her alive after his assault. Dennis Romsey ? who counted himself the pervert's friend at the time, though he did not know about his sordid past ? explained: "After he was banned from the local swimming baths he would walk up and down the seafront.

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