A 55-year-old man has been jailed after he approached a 13-year-old girl at Barking station and made sexual comments. 

Roger Iriri, of Ward Road in Newbury Park, appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on June 1 accused of three counts of harassment and possession of cannabis. 

The court heard that on July 7 last year Iriri approached a 13-year-old schoolgirl and made sexual remarks making her feel highly stressed and intimidated. 

He also abused other members of the public, using homophobic language. 

This was his third breach of a sexual notification requirement in three years. 

He pleaded guilty to all charges against him, having pleaded not guilty on an earlier occasion.

Iriri was given a 26 week prison sentence.