Update: Hunter has now been released

April 2015

Woman beater sentenced for sexually assaulting four-year-old girl


A violent bully has now been exposed as a paedophile after he was found guilty of abusing a four-year-old girl

Jason Hunter, 44 of Scarborough was convicted and sentenced at Teesside Crown Court to two years imprisonment for the sexual assault of a female child aged under 13-years-old

A sexual harm prevention order was made for a period of 10 years

He was also told that he must sign the sex offender registers for 10 years.

He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £120

The court was told that he had a previous conviction involving an assault on his former wife and in October 2009, Hunter received a 24-week prison sentence which was suspended for 12 months after he dragged his former partner by her hair to the floor, and held kitchen knives against her nose and neck.