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Glynn Ellis Battersby jailed for 10 years for rape of child

Glynn Ellis Battersby Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Glynn Ellis Battersby was found guilty after a week-long trial

A man has been jailed for 10 years for raping a teenage girl.

Glynn Ellis Battersley, 46, of Mortimer Road in Maltby, South Yorkshire, was found guilty on Friday after a week-long trial at Sheffield Crown Court.

He was given concurrent sentences of 10 years for raping a child, 12 months for sexual assault and nine months for sexual activity with a child.

South Yorkshire Police said the sentence reflected the "appalling nature of these crimes".

Det Con John Morris, who led the investigation, added: "The victim in this case has displayed an unbelievable amount of courage and resilience during this process."

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