Cumbria

Mark Jackson admits rape of girl in Carlisle

A man has pleaded guilty in court to raping a 16-year-old girl in Cumbria.

Mark Jackson carried out the attack on a local girl in the Denton Holme area of Carlisle, in the early hours of 15 October.

The 50-year-old, of St James Road, Carlisle, pleaded guilty to the charge at court earlier.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Carlisle Crown Court to be sentenced on Friday 2 December.

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