ANTHONY Stocks was arrested in November 2022 on suspicion of attempting to murder a 10-year-old boy by throwing him off a 100ft cliff.

Today (June 6), the 54-year-old was found guilty. 

The offence took place in Ovingdean, Brighton after the boy tried to intervene with Stocks sexually abusing a young girl on several occasions in the early 2020s.

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Stocks, Iceni Close, Goring, was also found guilty of four counts of sexual assault of a child under 13, one charge of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, and one count of rape of a child on at least three occasions.

He will now be sentenced at a later date to be decided but a court heard it is likely to be at the end of July.