July 2022

Pervert abused two very young girls

A Wakefield man has been jailed for 23 years for sexual offences against two very young girls over a 12-year period.

Paul Ingham, 63, of St Catherine Street, Agbrigg, Wakefield, appeared at Leeds Crown Court today (Friday, 29 July) for sentencing after being found guilty at an earlier hearing.

Ingham was sentenced for five counts of causing or inciting a child aged 13-15 to engage in sexual activity, one count of assaulting a girl under 13 by penetration, five counts of sexual touching a girl under 13 and rape of a girl under 13.

He was also given a restraining order for life and a sexual harm prevention order for life.

The offences occurred between 2004 and 2016.