Cumbria Crack

Workington man jailed for historical child sex offences

Craig Berry

[A] Workington man has been jailed for ten years for a number of child sex assaults.

Craig Berry, aged 36, of Great Clifton, Workington, was sentenced on Friday 20th October.

Berry was sentenced for ten counts of engaging in sexual activity with a male child.

Berry was found guilty by a jury.

The offences occurred between 2004 and 2006.

Detective Constable Andrea Davidson, West Cumbria CID, said:

“Craig Berry is a dangerous sexual predator who isolated his victim in order to carry out his attacks.

“I would like to praise the victim for his courage in reporting what happened to him and assisting with our investigation. I hope that this can bring some form of closure.

“Berry stole his victim’s teenage years by subjecting him to a horrific level of sexual abuse.

“I would like to take this opportunity to reassure the public that all allegations of recent or non-recent sexual abuse will be investigated thoroughly by Cumbria Police.”

If you wish to report a crime or speak to an officer about an incident, please contact Cumbria Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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