May 2023

Pervert sentenced for series of sexual offences against schoolgirl

A man has been jailed for child sex offences committed on the Lincolnshire coast over a period of nearly two years.

Kevin Clarke, 38, of Gresley Close, Leicester was given six years in prison at Leicester Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to nine charges.

Clarke was sentenced for offences of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and engaging in sexual communication with a child.

He was also sentenced for making and possessing illegal images of children, including 269 images in category A, and two in the extreme category.

The charges relate to offences that happened in Skegness, between January 1, 2021 and October 28, 2022.

Clarke had began grooming the victim knowing, when the abuse began, she was just 14 years old