June 2018

Bradford man jailed for child sex offences

A Bradford man has been jailed for 19 years after being found guilty of multiple child sexual offences.

Andrew Britton, 47, from Thornton Road, was found guilty of 16 sexual offences, including rape of a girl under 13, and sentenced at Bradford Crown Court.

He was sentenced to 19 years for the rape offence with an extra year on licence.

Britton was sentenced to 84 years in total for all 16 offences, with the other sentences set to run concurrently alongside the rape sentence term.

The offences were committed between 2005 and 2011 against three females, two of whom were then aged under 13.

Police investigations began in 2016 after officers received information.