Paedophile TV broadcaster Stuart Hall should be jailed despite his age, a victims’ group has said, after he admitted abusing girls as young as nine.
The 83-year-old’s lawyers said he was of ‘otherwise exemplary character’ as Hall pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting 13 girls over almost two decades.
Hall has also claimed he has a heart complaint meaning he would struggle to survive beyond the next two years.
But Pete Saunders, from the National Association for People Abused in Childhood, said Hall deserved to be jailed.
He told Metro: ‘I hope they throw the book at him.
‘He is a very clever man – he has said all the right things. He is clearly manipulative, which is what child abusers are. He might not literally be a danger to public or children but society has to say this is totally unacceptable.’
Hall, known for his florid football reports and as…
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