October 2010

Rapist of child jailed for nine years

A 54-YEAR-OLD has been jailed for nine years after he was convicted by a jury of raping and indecently assaulting a young girl.

Anthony Lupton sexually abused the girl between 1978 and 1980 when she was about 10, Derby Crown Court heard. Lupton, of Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, was also ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register for life and was disqualified from working with children.

The offences, which happened in Ilkeston, were reported to police in 2009.