Suffolk: Former PE Teacher Jailed For Rape Of Teenage Girls

2 May 2013, 16:05

A former PE teacher from Suffolk has been jailed for 16 years for sexually assaulting teenage girls.

Stephen Benson, 50, of Copdock, Suffolk, had worked at Copleston High School and as an athletics coach at Ipswich Harriers Athletics Club.

He was found guilty of 19 assaults and rapes on teenage girls he was coaching in athletics.

At Ipswich Crown Court today Mr Benson's been jailed for 16 years and put on the sex offenders register.