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Man jailed for rape of teenage girl

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A Man has been jailed for ten years after being found guilty of raping a teenage girl.

Glynn Ellis Battersby, 46, was found guilty of one count of raping a child aged under 16, one count of sexual assault of a child, and one count of sexual activity with a child at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday (January 17).

He was sentenced to ten years in prison for the first charge, 12 months for the second charge and nine months for the third charge with the sentences to run concurrently.

Detective Constable John Morris, who led the investigation for South Yorkshire Police, said: “The victim in this case has displayed an unbelievable amount of courage and resilience during this process. I wish to extend my thanks for their patience, determination and trust. The sentence given reflects the appalling nature of these crimes.”

Battersby, of Mortimer Road in Maltby, had denied all the charges put before the court.

To report incidents of sexual assault or rape, call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

For support, call the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247, Women’s Aid on 0808 2000 247 or Victim Support on 0845 3030900.

 

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