Thomas Leedham: Hereford man guilty of raping child

justice old bailey Thomas Leedham, 19, pleaded guilty to two charges of rape and one of sexual assault on a child

A 19-year-old man been jailed for nine years for abducting and raping a child twice in Hereford.

Thomas Leedham, from Hunderton Road, admitted two charges of rape and one of sexually assaulting the 12-year-old.

Leedham previously pleaded guilty to child abduction and possessing four indecent images of children.

The offences were committed between 30 January and 2 February this year, Worcester Crown Court was told.

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