July 2018

Man jailed for ‘violent’ sexual assault on young girls

A man who sexually assaulted two young girls when their mother left to visit a nearby shop has been jailed.

Thomas Sean McCarthy, of Cromer Road, Wellingborough, assaulted the two girls, aged four and six, on 1 April.

Northampton Crown Court heard the 37-year-old attacked his victims when their mother left him alone with them to visit a nearby shop.

He admitted four counts of sexual assault by penetration, and two of sexual assault by touching. 

He was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison.

McCarthy also admitted one count of possessing indecent images of children.

McCarthy was placed on the sex offenders register for life.

June 2018

Finedon man facing prison for sex assaults on girls aged six and four

A 37-year-old man is facing jail after he admitted violent sexual assaults against two young girls in Northamptonshire.

Thomas Sean McCarthy was arrested hours after he sexually assaulted his two victims, aged six and four, on April 1 this year at a village in the Wellingborough area.

Northampton Crown Court heard McCarthy, from Finedon in Wellingborough, had been friends with the victim’s mother and, when she left McCarthy alone with the children in order to visit a local shop, he sexually assaulted them in their beds.

McCarthy, who admitted two counts of sexual assault by penetration, two of sexual assault by touching and one of possessing indecent images of children

He will be sentenced on July 13.