August 2019

Rapist began attacking and molesting little girl when he was just 12 years old

A vile rapist ruined a little girl’s childhood by molesting her when he was just 12 years old.

Damon Walsh was jailed for six years today after being found guilty of 15 counts of various sexual attacks ranging from sexual assault to rape of a child.

The 26-year-old, of Bronte Street in St Helens, reportedly attacked his victim on a number of occasions between 2004 and 2010.

His victim bravely came forward to police in June 2018 and helped to secure his conviction at Liverpool Crown Court .

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: “Merseyside Police have today (16 August) welcomed the sentencing of a 26 year old man after he was found guilty of a number of historic sexual offences.

“Damon Walsh, 26 of Bronte Street, St Helens was sentenced to 6 years behind bars and will appear indefinitely on the sex offenders register after he pleaded guilty to 15 counts of various sexual incidents ranging from sexual assault to rape of a child.