September 2005

Man jailed for attempted rape of young girl

A MAN has been sent to prison for eight years for the attempted rape of a young girl.

Royston Spencer, of Newbridge pleaded guilty to the charge and also admitted three indecent assaults and two sexual assaults on a child under 13.

Newport Crown Court heard Royston “systematically abused” the girl over three years.

Spencer had refused to be represented by a solicitor.