Corby paedophile who sexually assaulted young girl jailed for four years

A Corby man who sexually assaulted a young girl has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail.

Friday, 21st October 2016, 3:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 3:30 pm

Mark Wootton, aged 32, appeared at Northampton Crown Court after he admitted two charges of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 and two charges of making indecent photographs of a child.

Recorder Martion Hurst said Wootton had a “sexual interest” in young children but did not conclude that he was dangerous, and therefore did not give him an extended sentence.

He said: “You are an isolated, lonely man who spends most of his time looking at his computer, and looking at indecent images of children.

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“I do not at this moment believe you are a danger to the public.”

Wootton, of Rockingham Road, Corby, was sentenced to a total of four-and-a-half years in jail. He is likely to serve half his sentence in custody before being released on licence.

He will be subject to an indefinite sexual offences prevention order.