January 11, 2017
Burnham-On-Sea pensioner admits sexual abuse against young girl

A paedophile pensioner from Burnham-On-Sea has appeared in court to plead guilty to a series of sickening sexual assaults on a seven-year-old girl.

Cyril Jenkins, 67, from Grove Road, appeared in Taunton Crown Court via a video link from Exeter Prison.

He admitted sexual activity with a child between July 1st 2016 and July 31st that year, inciting a child to commit a sexual act between August 1st and November 21st that year, and sexually assaulting her on at least six different occasions between August 8th and November 21st.

He also admitted a further charge of serious sexual assault which took place between August 1st and November 21st.

The case has been adjourned by Recorder Malcolm Galloway until February 10th. Until then, he has been remanded in custody and ordered to sign the Sexual Offenders Register.


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