August 2018

Man jailed for sexual offences against girl

A former York man has been jailed for six years and seven months for child sexual offences against a girl.

Michael John Dale, 30, of Dorts Crescent, Church Fenton, previously from the York area, was jailed at York Crown Court on Friday, police said in a statement to the media.

Dale pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual activity with a child and one of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

He admitted three of the offences in February and a fourth in July 2018, on the day he was due to stand trial.