Teenager must sign sex offenders register

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A TEENAGER has been put on the sex offenders register for five years after admitting to sexual activity with a child.

Bradley Tuckwell-Fletcher, 19, pleaded guilty to six counts of sexual activity with a child and one of causing a child to engage in sexual activity.

Tuckwell-Fletcher, of Holly Grove, Fareham was handed a community order by a judge at Portsmouth Crown Court.

Sentencing, judge Roger Hetherington said: ‘You would know perfectly well what her age was.’

The judge added the victim was ‘perfectly happy’ for the sexual activity to take place.

The court heard the offences took place over a period of three years.

The judge said custody was justified but where there was a chance of rehabilitation a community order could be given instead.

Tuckwell-Fletcher must do a three-year community order with a sex offender treatment requirement.

A sexual harm prevention order bans him from all but inadvertent contact with girls under the age of 16 without their parents’ permission.

He must also sign the sex offenders register for five years.

Tuckwell-Fletcher had no previous convictions, pleaded guilty and made admissions in his police interview.