June 2019

Child sex offender from Willesborough jailed

A child sex offender who raped a girl in Swale has been jailed for 18 years.

Gary Hoyles committed the offences between 2011 and 2017 and was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court on Friday 28 June 2019.

The 50-year-old, formerly of The Street in Willesborough, had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and a further five counts of sexual activity with a child.