September 2017: Released and now living in Basingstoke

July 2011

Child rapist jailed for multiple sexual offences against young girl

A paedophile has been sentenced after admitting a string of vile sexual offences against a young girl

Warehouse worker Peter Norman Davitt, 55 of Kingsclere appeared at Winchester Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to:

  1. Rape of a child aged under 13

  2. Sexual assault on a child aged under 13 by penetration

  3.  Sexual assault on a child under 13

  4. Sexual assault on a child under 13

  5. Causing or inciting a child aged under 13 to engage in sexual activity

The court was told that the abuse began when the child was just six years old. 

The young victim endured six years of violent sexual attacks which finally ended when she reached 12-years-old.

Devitt was sentenced as follows:

  1. Seven years imprisonment

  2. Six years imprisonment consecutive to count 1

  3. Six months imprisonment concurrent with count 1

  4. 30 months imprisonment concurrent with count 1

  5. 30 months imprisonment concurrent with count 1

Total sentence – 13 years imprisonment and to register as a sex offender for life