Nottingham Man Jailed For Having Sex With A 14-Year-Old He Met On Facebook

22 April 2015, 14:27 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A Nottingham man who met a 14-year-old girl on Facebook by pretending he was a teenager has been jailed for four years.

James Craig pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one count of causing or inciting a child to be involved in prostitution or pornography.

He was jailed for four years and ordered to sign the sex offenders register for ten years.

The case against him began in January when police were called to a house in Langley Mill.

A 14-year-old girl was there with Craig, who told police he was 18. but when they checked that they found he was actually 28 and the girl told police they had begun talking to each other online via Facebook before meeting up.

Craig, from First Avenue, Carlton, was sentenced at Derby Crown Court.