November 2011

Man sentenced for sexual relationship with girl – Bucks

A 22-year-old man has been jailed for two years and six months at Aylesbury Crown Court today (18/11), for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Luke Kenneth Frost, of Kingsland, Leominster, Herefordshire, was a senior aircraftsman in the RAF and a supervisor with the RAF Cadet Force at the time of the offences. He was based at RAF Naphill in High Wycombe.

At an earlier court hearing, Frost admitted six counts of causing or inciting a girl to engage in sexual activity and one count of taking an indecent photograph of a child.

The offences date from between October and November 2010 when the girl was 15 years old.

Police were first made aware of the offences by the RAF after Frost was approached by a senior officer about rumours he was having a relationship with an underage girl, which he admitted were true.

Police approached the victim in December 2010 and she also confirmed she had been in a sexual relationship with Frost, who she had first met when she was 13 years old.

In January 2010, Frost was arrested in a joint operation between Thames Valley Police and the RAF Police.

Investigating officer Det Con Andy Alexander, of the Child Abuse Investigation Unit based in Aylesbury, said: “During his first interview, Frost declined to comment on his relationship with the victim but the evidence we gathered during the investigation proved he had manipulated the victim by telling her he wanted a long-term relationship.

“It is clear from the evidence that the victim had concerns about having a sexual relationship with Frost and reminded him on several occasions that what they were doing was wrong.

“I am pleased the victim, who has been brave and supportive throughout our investigation, has been spared the trauma of giving evidence at trial.

“Thames Valley Police and the RAF Police have worked closely together throughout this case, which has been brought to a positive conclusion today.”