January 2018

Man jailed for sex with girl

A convicted sex offender has been jailed for two years and four months for having sex with a underage schoolgirl

Ross Wyborn, from Barnstaple, was 21 at the time of the offence, Exeter Crown Court was told. He gave the girl gifts and sent her love letters before having sex with her.

The defendant, previously of Forches Avenue, admitted two counts of sexual activity with a child.

Prosecutor Mr David Sapiecha said the defendant had a previous conviction for sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl

He is currently serving a prison sentence for burglary and being held in HMP Channings Wood in Newton Abbot.

The defendant was told to sign the Sex Offender Register and made the subject of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order restricting his contact with girls.