November 2017

Maidenhead man jailed for string of sex offences against young girls

A man has been jailed for 20 years following his conviction for a range of sex offences against young girls.

Alan Clarke, 55, from White Paddock, Maidenhead, was sentenced yesterday, following his conviction for a string of sex offences, which included the rape of a child under 13, four counts of sexual assault of a child under 13, and inciting sexual activity with a child under 13 – in addition to indecent assault, and indecency with a child.

The offences occurred in Maidenhead between 2003 and 2014.

He targeted three girls in total, one one of whom was aged between nine to eleven at the time of his offences.

Another of his victims was aged just 11, and another was aged 14.

Clarke was an archery coach who volunteered at SportsAble

In addition to his 20-year sentence, he has also been placed on the sex offenders register for life, and given a sexual harm prevention order, also for life.

September 2017

Archery coach found guilty of child sexual offences

An archery coach who volunteered at SportsAble has been found guilty of a number of sexual offences involving a child

Alan Clarke, 54, of White Paddock was found guilty of raping a child aged under 13, four counts of sexual assault on a child aged under 13 and one count of inciting a child under 13 into sexual activity

The jury who delivered their verdicts at Reading Crown Court also found him guilty of indecent assault and indecency with a child

He is due to be sentenced on Friday November 10