July 2023

Man jailed for rape and indecent assault of girl in 1990s

A man from Kidderminster has been jailed for two and a half years for the rape and sexual assault of girl over 20 years ago. He will also be added to the sex offenders’ register for life.

Craig Watson, 39 of Walter Nash Road West in Kidderminster was sentenced on 18th May 2023 at Worcester Crown Court.

He was found guilty on 30th March 2023 following a 4-day trial at Worcester Crown Court.

Watson carried out the crimes during 1998 and 1999 when the girl was just 6-years-old and he was 14 to 15-years-old.