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Teacher jailed after infatuation with 14-year-old

13/06/2012

A teacher who became infatuated with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for 12 months.

Fifty-seven-year-old Peter Glynn Jones, from Southport, who taught at Burscough Priory Science College, contacted the youngster via Facebook and after she accepted his friend request they had private chat conversations.
He took her to a local pub for drinks and to his home where the prosecution asserted he tried to kiss her.
Jones admitted child abduction but denied sexual activity and that was ordered to lie on the file.
He made a Sexual Offences Prevention Order banning Jones from being alone with children under 16 or using electronic means to contact them.
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