August 2017: Edwards has now been released

February 2016

Teen jailed for rape of 13-year-old girl


A teenager who admitted raping a schoolgirl has been sentenced to three years in a Young Offender Institution

Aiden Edwards, 18 appeared at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court where he admitted two charges of assault by penetration and rape on a 13-year-old girl

The court was told that he forced himself on the child and refused to stop, even after she screamed and begged him to

He was ordered to register as a sex offender for life