February 2018

Paedophile jailed after abusing children

A paedophile has been jailed after carrying out a campaign of abuse against young children

Raymond Latcham, 72 of Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne appeared at Newcastle Crown Court where he was found guilty of:

  • Rape of a child aged under 13

  • Sexual assault of a child under 13

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

The court was told that Latcham abused one female child when she was aged between four and nine years old. 

The pervert would manipulate the child into silence by buying her toys and giving her small amounts of money

The judge sentenced Latcham to 14 years imprisonment and ordered him to register as a sex offender for life