Man, 58, jailed for af­fair with teenage girl

Western Mail - - NEWS -

A MAN who lav­ished gifts on an un­der­age girl, then had sex with her af­ter “fall­ing for” her, has been jailed.

Reede Brown, 58, chat­ted with the girl through Face­book and once gave her al­co­hol.

But their re­la­tion­ship was dis­cov­ered when a mem­ber of the girl’s fam­ily be­came sus­pi­cious and con­tacted po­lice, who ar­rested Brown the same day.

Brown, from Llandaff, was jailed for four years at Cardiff Crown Court on Thurs­day af­ter ad­mit­ting five counts of en­gag­ing in sex­ual ac­tiv­ity with a teenage girl fol­low­ing the four-month af­fair.

The court heard that Browne “fell for” his vic­tim and bought her ex­pen­sive gifts and be­gan a sex­ual re­la­tion­ship with her, which is thought to have started in April.

Brown was ar­rested on Au­gust 23 af­ter a mem­ber of the girl’s fam­ily con­tacted South Wales Po­lice. Upon his re­lease he will be the sub­ject of a sex­ual harm preven­tion or­der in­def­i­nitely pre­vent­ing him from hav­ing con­tact with any fe­male child un­der 16.

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