August 2021

‘Monstrous’ paedophile jailed after carrying out string of sex assaults on young boy

A ‘monstrous’ paedophile who carried out a series of sexual offences on a young boy has been jailed.

Robson Thompson, aged 25, of no fixed address but of Nottingham, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child at a previous hearing.

He initially denied additional charges of sexual abuse but after an investigation by detectives at Nottinghamshire Police, evidence found he had committed further offences.

Eventually Thompson pleaded guilty to child rape of and two counts of sexual assault against the boy.

He was sentenced to 12 years with an additional 5 years on license at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday (13 August).

Thompson will be on the Sex Offenders Register for life and subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.