May 2021

Sick Pontefract paedophile preyed on 11-year-old girl and raped her

A vile Pontefract paedophile has been jailed after he preyed on an 11-year-old girl and raped and sexually abused her over four years.

Malcom Fletcher, now 72 was found guilty of raping and indecently assaulting a girl when he was in his 20s.

The girl was aged between 11 and 15 at the time of the offences.

Fletcher, of West Close in Pontefract, was found guilty of three counts of rape and two counts of indecent assault.

He appeared at Leeds Crown Court on May 11 and was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison for the offences.