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Barnsley Man Jailed For Sex Offences Against Teen

Wednesday November 5 2014

A 47-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for more than six years for sexual offences against a 15-year-old girl.

James Kenneth Stewart, of Station Road, Royston, pleaded guilty to causing/inciting a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity, engaging in sexual activity with a child under 16, and grooming a child under 16.

Stewart will serve six-and-a-half years and will spend a further three-and-a-half years on licence, when he will be closely monitored.

Det Insp John Fitzgibbons said: "He pretended to be someone he wasn't, using fake names and ages to establish contact with her for the sole purpose of sexual exploitation.

"He also bought her alcohol and cigarettes as part of his plan to exploit and manipulate her."