Man jailed for police station voyeurism - Abingdon

09/04/2014

A man appeared at Oxford Crown Court on Thursday, 03 April 2014, and was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for voyeurism at Abingdon Police Station.

Christopher Richardson-Blake, aged 32, of Redbridge, Werrington, Peterborough, was contracted to carry out electrical work at Abingdon Police Station 2011-2012.  During this time, he stole a laptop from the station, and installed a camera in the women's changing room to film officers and staff getting changed.

The camera was discovered in the female changing rooms at the police station in September 2013 and the stolen laptop was later discovered at Richardson-Blake's property.

On 03 March 2014, at Oxford Crown Court, Richardson-Blake pleaded guilty to one count of voyeurism between June 2011 and July 2012, and one count of theft between October 2011 and July 2012, relating to the laptop.

On 03 April 2014, he was sentenced to six months imprisonment for the voyeurism, and four months imprisonment for the theft of the laptop to run consecutively. He will also be placed on the sex offenders' register for 10 years and received a Sexual Offences Prevention Order (SOPO).