December 2014

Pervert that abused young girl is jailed

A pervert that groomed and incited a young girl in sexual activity has been jailed

David Simmons, 29 of Northallerton appeared in court, and was found guilty of:

  • Causing or inciting a female child aged under 13 to engage in sexual activity (no penetration)

The court was told that Simmons, who worked as a barista in Cafe Nero groomed and sexually abused the four year old female victim over a two year period.

The offences involved indecent exposure – flashing – and forcing the child to touch his genitals

Simmons was sentenced to five years imprisonment and was given a sexual offences prevention order 

He was also banned from having any unsupervised contact with any child aged under 16