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Hypnotist is jailed for assaults
Richard Kenneth Tilley
Richard Kenneth Tilley will serve four years in jail
A former hypnotherapist from Londonderry has been jailed for four years for molesting clients.

Earlier this month Richard Kenneth Tilley, 67, of Brentwood Park in Foyle Springs, admitted 14 charges of indecent assault against seven women.

He had already admitted seven charges against three women in September 2005.

Tilley, whose professional name was Richard Glenn, was told he would serve four years in prison and a further two on probation.

He was well known in Derry for performing hypnotherapy at his home at Brentwood Park and also offered laser and acupuncture treatment.

All the offences took place between March 2002 and October 2004.

Tilley was also banned from hypnotherapy under new legislation and ordered to sign the sex offenders register.

Judge Corinne Philpott told him: "You have acted in an appalling manner.

"You have duped and taken in vulnerable and naive women who came to you to be helped."

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