November 2019

22-years in prison for man who raped child in Aylesbury

A man has been sentenced to 22-years in prison for raping a child in Aylesbury.

Mark Cole, aged 56, of no fixed abode, was convicted of 17 non-recent sexual offences in August.

He was found guilty of:

  • one count of sexual assault of a child under 13

    two counts of assault of a child under 13 by penetration

    two counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity

    three counts of rape of a child under 13

    five counts of rape,

    one count of attempted rape

    one count of assault by penetration

    two counts of attempted assault by penetration.

The offences took place against one victim between 2006 and 2012.

He was sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment with a further eight years’ on licence at Aylesbury Crown Court on Friday (1/11).