Bristol criminals jailed in August 2017 – sex attackers, thieves, a kidnapper and a man who had sex with a dog

From sex attackers to a man who had sex with a dog, here are some of those jailed in August 2017.

From violent attacks to drug dealers and a kidnapper, these are just some of the people either from the Bristol region or who have been locked up after committing crimes in the area.

Paedophile used the web to groom teenage girls

Jordan Towers

A paedophile who pretended to be a teenager to groom young girls online in Bristol was jailed for ten years.

Jordan Towers, 24, was arrested after a 13-year-old girl from Kent reported he had befriended her online using a fake profile and persuaded her to take indecent photographs of herself.

When officers searched his mobile phone, they found more than 1,000 indecent images.

Officers who arrested him identified a potential 60 victims, all aged between 13 and 16, he had

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