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Former police community support officer has been jailed for for child sex offences
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Gary Hastings, from Hull, pleaded guilty at York Crown Court to seven counts of sexual activity with two children.
Judge Stephen Ashurst described him as a "predatory paedophile".
Hastings served as a PCSO in Immingham, North East Lincolnshire and is a former foster carer.
The judge said the offences, which took place between November 2007 and August 2010, were "extremely serious" and Hastings had abused two boys who were "plainly vulnerable".
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