Northamptonshire paedophile sentenced to seven years in jail

Crown Court GV

Crown Court GV

A 77-year-old man who abused a young girl in Northamptonshire has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

David Paterson was convicted of indecently assaulting a young girl after a trial at Northampton Crown Court.

Paterson, who now lives in Lochgoilhead, Scotland, is likely to serve half his sentence in jail before being released on licence.

He will be on the sex offenders’ register for life.