July 2013

Paedophile jailed for abusing young girl over a two year period

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A former window fitter from Southport has been jailed for 8 years at Liverpool crown court for the sexual abuse of a young girl

Keith Richings, 36 was found guilty after he twice sexually assaulted a girl under 13 years of age by penetration. He was also found guilty of sexually assaulting a girl of 13 years old or over by penetration.

The female victim was just 11 years old when the first abuse took place. The attacks lasted a total of two years until the girl was 13 years old.

As well as jailing Richings for 8 years he was ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life, and ordered to abide by the conditions laid out in a sexual offences order made by the court