Margate man jailed for 16 years for string of child sex offences

PUBLISHED: 15:40 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:40 13 April 2017

James McCaw

James McCaw


James McCaw, 26, was sentenced on April 10

A Margate man has been jailed for 16 years after he was found guilty of multiple child sex offences between 2007 and 2008.

James McCaw, 26, was found guilty at Canterbury Crown Court on February 13 of attempted rape, rape, assault of a child, sexual assault of a child and two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

On April 10 he was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Detective constable Jennifer Brightman said: “We are pleased McCaw is now in prison after committing these terrible crimes and urge anyone who has ever been the victim of an unreported sexual offence to contact us.

“Kent Police will always be sensitive when investigating incidents like this and will do everything possible to protect children.”

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