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Nottingham man jailed for 12 years for sexual offences against children

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A 50-year-old Arnold man was jailed for 12 years for sexual offences at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday 25 July 2019.

Richard Todd, of Stanhope Road, Arnold, pleaded not guilty but was found guilty after a trial.

Todd was found guilty of one count of rape of a child under 13, two counts of causing a child to engage in sexual activity and three counts of sexual assault.

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The charges relate to incidents which happened in the late 2000s.

As well as his sentence, Todd will be placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register.

Richard Todd

Detective Constable Simon Hary, who led the investigation, said: “This was a disturbing case and I commend the victim for the bravery they have shown in coming forward. I hope this outcome shows other victims that Nottinghamshire Police takes these crimes seriously and that we do everything we can to bring offenders to justice.

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