September 2017

Bedworth paedophile jailed for indecent assault on girl

A paedophile who indecently assaulted a girl in Bedworth during the early 2000s has been jailed.

Robert Edward Edmondson, aged 48 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to a total five years and 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to a string of sexual offences against a child.

Appearing at Warwick Crown Court on Wednesday, August 30, Edmondson pleaded guilty to four counts of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years.

All the offences were committed against a teenage girl in Bedworth in the early 2000s.

He also pleaded guilty to failing to surrender to court bail in February 2017.

Edmondson was also ordered to sign on to the sex offenders register indefinitely.

Edmondson pleaded not guilty to six counts of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years involving the same girl. These offences will lie on file.

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