On Air Tim Littlechild The Home Run Email Call: 01539 737370 3:00PM - 7:00PM
Now Playing Beach Boys Little Saint Nick Download
Listen Live

Man Jailed For Sexually Assaulting Young Girl In Kendal

A man's been jailed for sexually assaulting a seven year-old girl in Kendal on New Year's Eve in 2015. 

42 year-old Andrew Harrickie, of Balmoral Road in Liverpool, was handed a 33-month prison term at Carlisle Crown Court today.

He had previously pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child aged under 13.

He must sign the sex offenders' register indefinitely and will also be barred from working with children and vulnerable adults.

The court heard Harrickie had pinned the seven-year-old girl on the ground before committing the crime. His victim was described as being "upset" when she reported the matter several days later.

Judge Peter Hughes QC heard from Harrickie's lawyer that it had been a "fleeting" and "spontaneous" offence.

The judge was also told that "highly inappropriate" - but not illegal - naked images of children were later found by police on the defendant's laptop.

More from Local News

  • Available on the App Store
  • Available on Google Play
Central Drive - Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

Slow traffic and partially blocked due to accident, one car involved on Central Drive Westbound near Park Lane.

Recently Played on Lakeland Radio
  • Billy Joel

    We Didn't Start The Fire

    16:24
  • Pink

    Beautiful Trauma

    16:20
  • Prince

    The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

    16:09