September 2022

Child rapist preyed on vulnerable woman to carry out ‘sickening’ abuse on children

A 74-year-old rapist has been jailed for 15 years for sexually abusing two young children.

Barry Williams abused, assaulted and raped two children for anumber fo years and has left their family with “immeasurable damage”

Williams admitted 15 charges of sexual offences involving children, including six charges of child rape, earlier this year.

The former Rycroft Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident appeared in Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday (August 31) where he was sentenced to 15 years.

It comes after he pleaded guilty to all charged at the court house on June 13.