December 2018

Barnsley man jailed for 16 years for raping children

A Barnsley man has been jailed for 16 years for raping and sexually assaulting children.

Paul Marc Garner, aged 41 and formerly of William Street, Goldthorpe, attacked two children over two-year period.

He was found guilty of two counts of rape, four counts of sexual assault and one count of causing or inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

Sheffield Crown Court heard how he attacked the girls  in Rotherham and Doncaster between 2012 and 2014.