Man avoids prison after grooming schoolgirl for sex
A father of three from York has avoided a prison sentence after he was found guilty of grooming a schoolgirl for sex.
Daniel Foster, 33 of York was found guilty of sexually touching a child aged under 16.
The court heard that Foster met the girl when she was 14-years-old and he was 32.
During a six month period during 2015, Foster groomed the child with alcohol, gifts and money, and sexual activity followed.
Foster who works as a supervisor in a local Spar shop in York was given 150 hours community service and told he is to pay £500 in costs.
He must also register as a sex offender for a period of five-years.