January 2018

Desborough man jailed for raping seven-year-old girl

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for rape offences.

Matthew Barfoot, previously of Ironwood Avenue in Desborough was convicted of raping a seven-year-old girl on a number of occasions when he was 12-years-old.

Barfoot, who was sentenced at Northampton Crown Court on January 4, was found guilty of seven out of 11 counts.

He was sentenced to four years in prison, was barred from working with children for life and will remain on the Sex Offenders’ Register indefinitely.