DEAR DEIDRE: LAST year a new neighbour moved in, and at first we got on well with him.
He is in his fifties and single.
For more advice from Dear Deidre
No issue is too small, too large or too embarrassing. Read our personal replies here.
- Dear Deidre on Sex
- Dear Deidre on Relationships
- Dear Deidre on Marriage
- Dear Deidre on Family
- Dear Deidre on Parenting
- Dear Deidre on Grief
But when I took in a parcel with a different name attached, I discovered through newspaper reports he is a convicted paedophile and has served seven years in prison.
I’m 38, my wife is 35 and we have two daughters aged 11 and seven.
Another family who live opposite are good friends and also get on well with this guy.
We contacted the police to get more information through Sarah’s Law and they warned us we wouldn’t be able to tell anyone else or we’d be liable for prosecution.
So we withdrew our enquiry.
We don’t want things to escalate but feel we should also let our friends know.
Get in touch in Deidre
Every problem gets a personal reply, usually within 24 hours weekdays.
Send an email to [email protected]
Or private message us via the DearDeidreOfficial Facebook page.
We change all personal details in our published stories to protect your identity.
DEIDRE SAYS: Your priority will always be the safety of your children and others.
Under Sarah’s Law, information disclosed by the police cannot be shared.
But this restriction does not apply to facts you discovered through the news.
It is understandable you may want to let your friends know what you have discovered but it is best not to broadcast this information because registered sex offenders are safest when settled and known to the police.
The confidential Stop It Now! helpline and live chat (stopitnow.org.uk 0808 1000 900) can talk you through the issues.
NEXT IN TODAY'S DEAR DEIDRE I feel humiliated by my partner's casual sex while we were on a break
READ DEIDRE'S NEW PHOTO CASEBOOK Sabrina wants to put her adult film career behind and have kids
GET IN TOUCH How the page works and how to contact us
Source: Read Full Article