Man jailed for sex offences
Written by Skywave Radio News on June 1, 2020
A man who committed a number of historical sex offences has today (Monday, June 1) been jailed for 11 years.
Richard McAdam, of Rixton Grove, Thornton, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court for offences against two girls in Blackpool.
The 60-year-old was arrested in August 2017 after police received a complaint from a victim who alleged she had been raped by McAdam in 2001 when she was 12.
Another victim was identified by police and reported she had been indecently assaulted as a child by McAdam between 1995 and 2000.
Officers launched an investigation with McAdam denying the offences.
He was summoned to appear at court and pleaded not guilty, but following a trial in December, he was convicted of 20 sexual offences:
– Four offences of sexual assault.
– Four offences of rape.
– Two offences of assaulting a child by penetration.
– Ten offences of sexual activity with a child.
McAdam was sentenced to 11 years in prison.