Pensioner jailed after pleading guilty to abusing child aged under 13-years-old
Leslie Eric Danton, 66, abused a young girl at his home in Chilton Field, Ash, between September 1 last year January 4 this year.
The “highly manipulative” paedophile was jailed for five years and four months when he appeared at Canterbury Crown Court today (Friday, April 17).
He will also be placed on the sex offenders’ register.
Police charged Danton on January 4 with a total of nine offences against a young girl. They include:
Three counts of assaulting a girl under 13 by penetration with a part of the body
Three counts of causing or inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity
Three counts of assaulting a girl under 13 by touching.