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A selection of recent outcomes of rape and serious sexual offence cases - CPS London South

|News, Sexual offences

Cases prosecuted by the London South specialist team resulting in convictions:

R v James Bainbridge
A man who used a social media app to speak to whom he believed was a 14-year-old schoolgirl, was convicted of grooming offences. James Bainbridge, 25, tried to meet his victim outside Abbeywood Train Station where he was arrested by police officers. He had brought a vibrator and condoms to the meeting with the child. After admitting his crimes, he was sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court. Sentenced in January.

R v Yi Liu
A paedophile maths tutor who sexually assaulted three young pupils was jailed for 18 months. Yi Liu, 63, was imprisoned after pleading guilty to the charges at Southwark Crown Court. The judge also imposed a ten-year sexual harm prevention order barring him from contact with any child under 18. Sentenced in January.

R v Kassius Stewart-Harris
A rapist who raped a 12-year-old girl on two separate occasions, including on her birthday, was jailed for four years. Kassius Stewart-Harris, 19, carried out the offences in Lambeth. He was sentenced in January at Inner London Crown Court for his sexual crimes. 

R v Lee Russell
A man who believed he had befriended a 13-year-old girl on social media and sent explicit photos of himself to her, was jailed. Lee Russell, 37, asked the child to meet him for sex and to have a baby. He was caught out when police officers arrested him at Kingston train station where he had hoped to meet the young girl. Russell was sentenced in January to two years in custody at Kingston Crown Court.

R v EA
A 13-year-old who sexually assaulted and attempted to rape a seven-year-old boy was found guilty after a trial. The offences took place at an address in Greenwich. The defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced in January at Woolwich Crown Court to a two-year youth rehabilitation order with an intensive supervision requirement.

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