A 35-year-old man from Warrington has been jailed after breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order.
Jamie Lee Scott, of Arpley Street, Warrington, was sentenced to 27 months in prison at Chester Crown Court on Friday 18 November.
He had earlier pleaded guilty to two breaches of the order that was placed on him after being previously convicted of indecent exposure in 2008.
He was subjected to the notification requirements of the Sex Offender Register and given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.
The court heard that on Thursday 19 May, Scott exposed himself in Sankey Valley Park, Warrington and began masturbating in front of two young girls as they stopped in the park after school.
One of the girls phoned their parents and tried to get a picture of the man. However, the man ran away towards Ripley Street.
Following further enquiries, officers found that the man attended a garage and managed to identify the man which they believed was Scott.
On 25 May, Scott was arrested and subsequently charged with indecent exposure, breaching his sexual harm prevention order and possession of a class B drug (cannabis).
Police Constable Josh Meakin said: “As a registered sex offender, Scott was required to adhere to a number of conditions to deter him from reoffending.
“Despite this, two young girls have since been left extremely disturbed and distressed after what Scott made them endure.
“Violence against women and girls is a priority for the force and we are committed to doing all we can to ensure that everyone feels safe on the streets of Cheshire.
“I would like to thank the courts who have helped keep Scott off our streets with the sentence that has been handed down to him.
“I hope this result reassures members of the public that we do take action when registered sex offenders breach this order.
“I also hope this acts as a deterrent to those with Sexual Harm Prevention Orders and highlights the consequences of not adhering to the conditions.”