February 2018: Now released and living back in the Norwich area

November 2009

Rapist is jailed for 12 years

A man who repeatedly raped a young girl is today starting a 12 year jail sentence

Barry Rodger Bowen, 62 was also banned from ever working with children

Bowen of Taverham, Norwich was convicted of nine rape charges and two sexual assault charges following a trial at Norwich Crown Court

Jailing Bowen, Judge Downes said he could give him no credit for his early guilty plea

Bowen was told that he must register as a sex offender for life