Northamptonshire paedophile who sexually abused girl jailed for seven years

Christopher Rodgers has been jailed fro seven years after he was convicted of sexual activity with a child

Christopher Rodgers has been jailed fro seven years after he was convicted of sexual activity with a child

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A Northamptonshire man who was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl has been given a seven-year jail sentence.

Christopher Rodgers, aged 43, of Welford Avenue, Irthlingborough, was found guilty of sexual activity with a child after a trial.

At Northampton Crown Court on Friday, Judge Michael Fowler sentenced Rodgers to seven years in jail.

He was also sentenced to a further two months after he admitting failing to attend court on a previous occasion.

He is likely to serve half his sentence before being released on licence. He will be on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life.