Richard Bennett secures convictions of 4 sex offenders following 4 week trial

Jun 3, 2019

Following a month-long trial at Newcastle Crown Court, Richard Bennett secured convictions on 37 counts against 4 men who abused a girl from the ages of 9 to 14.

Colin Ankers was convicted of multiple rapes committed against the girl when she was aged 9 and 14. The other three defendants were convicted of multiple rapes carried out upon her when she was 14. Sentencing has been adjourned until the 18th July 2019

BBC Report