May 2013

Child rapist jailed for nine years

A Frome man has been jailed for nine years for rape and sexual assault after being convicted at Bournemouth Crown Court.

Adam Nelson Christie, 32, of Bullen Mead, faced nine counts of rape and sexual assault.

He was found guilty of rape of a girl aged between 13 and 15, sexual assault on a female and two counts of sexual assault on a female by penetration after a five-day jury trial which began on Tuesday, April 16.

He was found not guilty of two charges of rape, two counts of sexual assault on a female and one count of sexual assault on a female by penetration.

He was sentenced to nine years imprisonment on April 23 and ordered to be placed on the sex offenders register for life.