September 2023

Man jailed for rape and assault

A man who punched a 17-year-old girl in the face and raped her has been jailed.

Kenton Quinn, 20, of Middlesbrough, was sentenced to a total of nine years in prison plus four years on extended licence for the sex attack and a string of other offences.

Quinn, aged 18 at the time of the offences, punched the girl in the face and raped her in August 2021.

Quinn was also sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court for possession of a weapon, two counts of possession with intent to supply Class C drugs, possession of criminal property, conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and affray in relation to separate incidents.