Northampton man jailed for 16 years following rapes of children

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A Northampton man has been jailed for a total of 16 years for a  campaign of sexual abuse against children, including the rape of a child under the age of 13.

Jason Scott James, aged 46, formerly of Duston, must serve a further six years on licence following completion of the sentence handed down at Northampton Crown Court.

James pleaded guilty to four counts of rape against a child under 13. In addition, he was convicted of two rapes against a child aged under 16, and one against another child under the age of 16.

He also pleaded guilty to one allegation of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity.