Peadophile pleads guilty to repeatedly abusing 13-year-old girl in Lancaster

A 56-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child in Lancaster.

Thursday, 19th August 2021, 11:21 am
Updated Thursday, 19th August 2021, 11:37 am

Kevin Askew, who also uses the name Sean, appeared at court in Preston yesterday (August 18) where he admitted to sexually assaulting the 13-year-old girl.

Lancashire Police said incidents of abuse took place in Lancaster.

Askew, of Far Moss, Northside, Workington, initially denied any wrongdoing but pleaded guilty when presented with the weight of evidence compiled against him by detectives in West Child Protection Team.

Kevin Askew, who also uses the name Sean, appeared at court in Preston yesterday (August 18) where he admitted to sexually assaulting the 13-year-old girl

Askew pleaded guilty to a number of sexual offences and has been remanded into custody.

He will be sentenced on Friday, November 12.

If you or anybody you know has been the victim of a sexual offence, you can call police on 101 or report it online.