May 2010

Paedophile jailed for eight and a half years after subjecting young girl to shocking catalogue of abuse

A paedophile who preyed on a young girl subjecting her to a catalogue of abuse has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

Vincent Gruncell, aged 41, pleaded guilty last month to rape, sexual touching, sexual assault of girl, inciting a child into sexual activity as well as making and possessing indecent images of children.

Judge Michael Fowler jailed Gruncell, of Malium Court, Wellingborough, at Northampton Crown Court and ordered he be on the sex offenders’ register for the rest of his life.