-  # Clinton Bruce Kirkbride
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Clinton Bruce Kirkbride
Age: 49yrs old (2012)
State: VIC- Bendigo..QLD- Midgee- 2012-13..Update - We have received a report that Clinton Kirkbride is now
residing at "Kangaroo Country Caravan Park, in Midgee QLD 4700.
Pleaded guilty to 24 charges on the 29/6/1996 in the Bendigo Magistrates Court.
Sentenced to a 3 month intensive corrections order to be served in the
community + 2 yr community based order and $3000 in fines.
This lenient sentence was given despite the Judge saying, "That Kirkbride
had put fear into the Bendigo community and I'm sure the people woule like
to see you hung drawn and quartered." (quote).
Has since re-offended, committing similiar crimes.
Sentenced in the Bendigo County Court on the 1-5-2002 to 4.5 yrs jail - 2.5 yrs non parole.
REPEAT OFFENDER - multiple assaults on children.
Was managing a video store at the time of the offences..
Kirkbride was dubbed the 'TOE TICKLER' because of his bizzare
fascination with childrens legs/feet/toes..He pleaded guilty to 24 charges
including 15 counts of RECKLESSLY CAUSING INJURY on his victims mostly
CHILDREN..Kirkbride would break into the houses of his intended victims
and enter their bedrooms while the family was sleeping. He would then
remove the childs blankets and proceed to KISS ,
LICK and FONDLE the CHILDS TOES ,FEET and LEGS.
MAKO did a community notification on Kirkbride in the 1990's-where flyers listing his name/offences/address were distributed into
letterboxes in his community..
BENDIGO'S Toe Tickler was
yesterday jailed for at least two-
and-a-half years by a Bendigo
judge who revealed the criminal
had little empathy for his victims
and could not understand why
police had locked him up.
Clinton Kirkbride pleaded guilty
in the Bendigo County Court on
Tuesday to two counts of aggravated burglary.
Evidence was given that late at night he entered
the bedrooms of young children.
The Bendigo man had been
found guilty in 1996 of similar
offences against 18 victims, but
was released from custody to
serve his sentence in the community.
Outside the court the parents of
Kirkbride's latest victims labelled
the man as evil, saying they were
relieved he had been locked up.
"At least he has been put away
for a period of time.
"The community is safe (for a
while); he will keep reoffending,"
the families said.
"(The sentence) is never
enough, but it was longer than we
Yesterday Judge Graham
Anderson quoted extensively from
a psychological report prepared a
The report stated Kirkbride was
"puzzled why he was incarcerated
for the offences" and "tended to
attribute contributory negligence
to the victims".
The psychologist found Kirkbride's empathy for the victims
was superficial and his remorse
was principally on account of his
In interviews with police, when
be finally confessed to the two
break-ins. Kirkbride said he only
wanted to touch the children "like
a parent would". "I love lads." he
told police- "I'd like to have my
own. I'm just lonely."
Judge Anderson said that before
the December incident, Kirkbride
drove around the city after a
function involving the Victory
Christian Centre Church he
He was disturbed in his victim's
back yard by a barking dog, but
returned later to enter the home
through the laundry.
Before the first incident in
February, Kirkbride had met the
victim's family through the
church and had even dropped
something off at the home on an
When he was disturbed, Kirkbride was seen kneeling by the
bedside of the sleeping 13-year-
"I had no intention to harm
anybody," Kirkbride told police.
"I have this loneliness, wanting
to have my own family.
"For some reason I don't think
God is going to bless me with my
"I just wanted to touch them
like a parent would — touch their
face and stroke their hair.
"It was never my intention for
them to wake up , I wanted
them to be peaceful and sleep and
not wake up."
Psychological assessments of
Kirkbride, completed for the 1996
court appearance, said the man
had a form of sexual deviation and
fixation involving specific inanimate objects — non-sexual parts
of the body.
The expert found Kirkbride was
unable to control his unusual
sexual fantasies and the impulse
to act on them.
A second report stated KirItbride sought intimacy from partners who posed no risk of harm to
himself, the judge saying a sleeping child epitomised that closeness.
Kirkbride was ordered to serve
four-and-a-half years' jail, with a
non-parole period of two-and-a-
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