January 2013

Bangor man jailed for 12 years over rape of youngster

A man who appeared in court  for the rape of a schoolgirl while out “lamping” for rabbits has been jailed for 12 years.

Darren Jones, of Penchwintan Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, was found guilty yesterday by a jury at Caernarfon crown court of rape and attempted rape.

The 33-year-old defendant denied the offences.