A 36-year-old man who sexually molested a young girl in the 1990s will be sentenced by a judge next month.
The Recorder of Bradford Judge Roger Thomas QC told Huddersfield man Paul Morrow that he did not know what sentence he would receive and he needed a comprehensive pre-sentence report from the probation service.
‘’Whether this is offending, going years back, which takes you to prison remains to be seen,’’ said Judge Thomas as he released Morrow on bail until his sentence hearing on May 6.
Morrow, of Longroyd Crescent, Slaithwaite, had been on trial at Bradford Crown Court accused of sex offences committed in Shipley against two young girls, who cannot be identified for legal reasons.
The jury heard that he had already admitted sexual assault charges relating to one of the girls, but he had denied any further offending against her and two allegations relating to a second complainant.
At the end of his trial yesterday the jury convicted Morrow on two further charges of indecent assault in respect of the girl he had admitted molesting.
But he was cleared of 11 further charges of indecent assault and one of attempted rape in relation to that complainant.
The jury also found Morrow not guilty of the two allegations of indecent assault made by the second complainant.
Judge Thomas confirmed that Morrow would now have to register as a sex offender with the police.
‘’Paul Morrow you have to be back here on May 6,’’ said Judge Thomas.
‘’Between now and then the probation service will see you.
‘’What the end result of this is going to be I don’t know.’’
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