An 50-year-old Ilkeston man has been convicted of more than ten sexual offences against children.
Darren Guy, of Gallows Inn Close, pleaded guilty 11 sexual offences at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday, March 11.
The charges included causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, causing a child to watch a sexual act, causing or inciting prostitution or pornography involving a child, making indecent images of a child and possessing extreme pornographic images.
The offences came to light in 2012 when Guy contacted a 14-year-old girl on internet chat rooms.
Guy received a community sentence where he must participate in a Community Sex Offender Programme for not more than 120 days.
He also was given a Community Order for three years and a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for five years and must sign the Sexual Offenders register for five years.