October 2020

Sexual ‘predator’ plied teenage girl with alcohol in Banbury before abusing her

A sex ‘predator’ who abused a teenager girl after plying her with alcohol has been jailed.

Corey Reid, 24, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to engaging in sexual activity with a child and sexual assault and he was sentenced at Oxford Crown Court on Friday.

On a night in April of last year, Reid, who was sleeping rough in Banbury, met and befriended two teenage girls and a teenage boy in the town.

He gave them alcohol and when one of his victims became intoxicated, Reid took her away from the group and sexually assaulted her.

One of the victim’s friends called police and Reid was found and arrested.

The victim suffered both psychological and physical injuries as a result of the assault.

He was jailed for a total of five years.