November 2015

Man jailed for 18-years for sexually abusing two young girls


A man has been jailed for 18 years for a string of abuse charges.

Kenneth Hutchinson, 68, of Pitesto Arges, Romania attended Birmingham Queen Elizabeth II Crown Court on Thursday, November 5 and was found guilty of seven counts of indecent assault and three counts of rape against two girls.

The incidents took place in the late 1970s and early 1980s and the abuse started when the girls were aged nine and 11.

Hutchinson, previously of Long Eaton, was extradited from Romania on January 22, 2015 when he was arrested and remanded by Derbyshire officers.

He pleaded not guilty to all charges against him but a jury gave a unanimous guilty verdict to all 10 counts.

He was also ordered to sign the Sexual Offenders Register for life.