Man jailed for two years for six sex assaults on girl

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An Oakham man has been jailed for two years after being found guilty of six counts of sexual assault.

Robert Durkin, 57, of Brooke Road, was told he must never be alone with a girl under the age of 16 without consent after learning his fate at Leicester Crown Court today (Friday).

He was also placed on the sex offenders’ register for 10 years

The offences took place between March 1 and April 9, 2011, when Durkin sexually assaulted the girl on six separate occasions.

Durkin had pleaded not guilty to the offences but the jury had found him guilty.