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Paedophile jailed for 13-and-a-half years for abusing 10-year-old girl

PUBLISHED: 10:55 11 March 2015 | UPDATED: 11:30 11 March 2015

Alan Clarke was jailed for thirteen-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old-girl

Alan Clarke was jailed for thirteen-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old-girl

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Alan Clarke subjected the child to abuse for around a year

A young man who sexually abused a 10-year-old girl has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years.

Alan Clarke, 31, of Pier Road, Gravesend, assaulted the child on numerous occasions over a year.

He was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault and one count of causing or inciting a girl to engage in sexual activity at Maidstone Crown Court.

As well as his jail sentence, Clarke was given a sexual offences prevention order, and will have to register as a sex offender when he is released.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Jayne Thomas said: “The sentence reflects the seriousness of Clarke’s crimes.”


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