UK News in Pictures

Home Breaking Man jailed for sex attacked on ten year old girl

Man jailed for sex attacked on ten year old girl

A man from Openshaw has been jailed after sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. Today, Friday 27 April 2018, Artus Kozlovskis of Connie Street has been jailed at Crown Square, Crown Court for five years after pleading guilty to sexual assault on a female under 13 on Saturday 10 February 2018. He will remain on licence for an additional three years and has been issued with a sexual harm prevention order. The court heard how a 10-year-old had been walking along the canal by Clayton Lane, when Kozlovskis dragged her to an area of wasteland near Kincraig Close. To stop her calling for help, Kozlovskis covered the girl’s mouth as he sexually assaulted her. The girl managed to run away when Kozlovskis started to roll a cigarette before she found a dog walker who called police. Kozlovskis was seen on CCTV chasing after her and was later spotted at a nearby corner shop. He was wearing a distinctive hooded top with a rose emblem and within hours of his image being released to the public by police, Kozlovskis was identified and arrested. Detective Inspector Claire McGuire of GMP’s City of Manchester Division said: “This 10-year-old girl was on her way to a friend’s house when Kozlovskis violently dragged her to the wasteland and sexually assaulted her. “Every person that heard about this appalling case was genuinely shocked, struggling to comprehend that such a young girl could be so horrifically attacked by a stranger in their community. “However it is the people in this community I’d like to thank, both for their support of this young girl and her family, and for helping us to identify Kozlovskis, so that we could take him off the streets so quickly. “I wish this hadn’t happened and we did not have to discuss his depraved actions that Saturday afternoon, but I hope this awful case will send a clear message that we are prepared to work relentlessly to bring sexual predators like Kozlovskis to justice. “While we cannot undo the damage of his sickening behaviour, I hope this young girl and her family have some comfort knowing he will now spend the next five years behind bars.” Please visit www.itsnotokay.co.uk for information for children, young people, parents, carers and professionals on how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation and what to do about it.

social media2

Never miss another Breaking story again

 

You can sign up to get the latest news, top stories and exclusives sent straight to your WhatsApp from the UKNIP team.

WhatsApp
Instagram
Snapchat

To get stories sent to you, you need to already have WhatsApp. All you need to do is click this link and select ‘join community’

No one will be able to see who is signed up and no one can send messages except the UKNIP team. you can read your privacy policy notice.

Click here to join our WhatsApp community.

Follow UKNIP 

Similar Article To this

UK News in Pictures delivers instant news and picture coverage as the story unfold. Stay current with breaking stories thanks to this round-the-clock news service. Operating 24/7, it provides up-to-the-minute reporting on breaking news, community updates, and more, ensuring you’re always informed, wherever you are, every day of the week.

Edtior's Picks

© 2024 All Rights Reserved. Designed and Developed by UKNIP

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.