A MAN who committed separate sexual crimes against a girl and a woman has been jailed for 18 months.

Joseph Derek Bailey, 22, was on bail for sexually assaulting with a 15-year-old girl when he offered to sell private images of his then partner without her knowledge, York Crown Court heard.

Lorena Veale, prosecuting, said as his partner slept, he took her phone and used it to send her contacts a photo in her underwear with the message he would send more if they sent him money.

He also used the phone to con a second woman into sending him £35 she owed to his partner.

In February he stole a man’s watch, wallet and bank card, which he used five times without his permission, after the victim and the victim’s girlfriend let him sleep on a sofa at their home because he was homeless.

Bailey pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the teenager on January 2 when he was due to stand trial.

But then he failed to register his address with the police as a sex offender for nearly a month, and after a short period of telling them where he was, again failed to register with them in February and March.

Bailey, formerly of Acomb and Bridal Walk, Selby, pleaded guilty to disclosing private photographs with the intention of causing his now ex-partner distress, six charges of fraud, one of theft, two of failure to comply with the sex offenders’ register and one of failure to attend York Crown Court when he should have been sentenced in March.

After he was arrested on a warrant, Recorder Jonathan Sandiford, said: “It is a whole catalogue of crime you fall to be sentenced for, all committed either on bail or in breach of a suspended sentence.”

He ordered Bailey to serve the 12-month suspended prison sentence he received on January 28 for sexually assaulting the girl and added six months for the other offences.

Susanne Proctor, for Bailey, said he had had to leave York because of the offence with the teenager, and that had led to him leading a “chaotic lifestyle” when he had relied heavily on alcohol and didn’t realise he had a problem with drink.