Prison For Peterborough Sex Offender

6 October 2010, 10:14 | Updated: 6 October 2010, 10:19

A Peterborough man, who sexually abused a young teenage girl over a three year period, has been jailed.

39 year old Jason Coomber [pictured - right], from Howland in Orton Goldhay, was found guilty of engaging in sexual activity with a child at Peterborough Crown Court yesterday.

He has been sentenced to four years in prison, placed on the sex offenders list for an indefinite period, and barred from having any unsupervised contact with children via a sexual offences prevention order.

He was acquitted on three counts of rape.

Coomber first came into contact with the girl when she was 13 years old.

He sexually abused her at his home and in his car, and warned her not to tell anyone.

The victim told Police in Cambridgeshire about the abuse in April this year and an investigation was started.

DC Heidi Hensey, who investigated, said: "This sentence demonstrates how seriously this type of offence is taken by the courts.

Coomber was very manipulative and controlling and the SOPO will act as a deterent to further offending when he is released from prison."