A teenager who raped a six-year old boy has been jailed following a trail at Newcastle Crown Court.
The six year old boy was forced to give evidence during the trail, having to tell the jury step by step what had happened during the sexual assault because the 16-year-old denied the offence ever happened.
The male 16-year-old attacker cannot be named for legal reasons was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault. This included the having sex with a girl under the legal age.
Judge Foster believed the the offender assaulted the six year old for his own sexual satisfaction, he stated he had found the offender to be a ‘cocky young man’ having known what you were doing was ‘very wrong’.
The judge confirmed the offender had now became hated locally and had been attacked since the trial at Newcastle Crown Court had begun.