Man jailed for 18 years for child sexual offences
Written by Hitmix Local News on 10 March 2021
Detectives say they’re pleased with the sentencing of a 66-year-old Newcastle man whose been jailed for 18 years for rape and sexually assaulting a child.
Brian Moynihan of Chapel Street in Silverdale, was found guilty of 12 counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault. A court heard an investigation was launched into the offences which took place in the 1990s in Staffordshire.
Officers say Moynihan’s victim displayed tremendous courage by reliving their experiences and their evidence left the jury with no doubt as to his guilt.
He’s also been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for life.