January 2021

Child rapist sentenced to total of 26 years

A child rapist has been sentenced for sexual offences against children in Maidenhead.

Today (18/1) at Reading Crown Court, Ashley Jenkins, aged 26, of Ray Park Avenue, Maidenhead, received an extended sentence of 26 years’ of which 18 years are to be served in prison.

Jenkins pleaded guilty at a previous hearing on 5 November to:

– Four counts of rape of a child under 13,

– Three counts of possession of an indecent photograph of a child,

– Two counts of sexual assault of a child under 13,

– Two counts of taking an indecent photograph of a child

– Two counts of making indecent photographs of children.

It is in connection to incidents that occurred between 1 January 2018 and 8 June 2020.