Cumbria

Geoffrey Blacklock jailed over historical sex assaults

Geoffrey Blacklock Image copyright Cumbria Police
Image caption Police said Geoffrey Blacklock's victim had shown "bravery throughout"

A 68-year-old man has been jailed for a series of historical sexual assaults on a youngster.

Geoffrey Blacklock of Carlisle, Cumbria, was found guilty of six counts of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

He was jailed for four years at Carlisle Crown Court and will be on the Sex Offenders' Register indefinitely.

An indefinite restraining order to protect the victim was also imposed.

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