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Beccles pensioner Rodney Scott admits sex assaults on girl

Ipswich Crown Court
Image caption Rodney Scott appeared at Ipswich Crown Court to admit carrying out indecent assaults on a teenage girl

A pensioner has admitted repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl between 1999 and 2003.

The assaults took place in Beccles, Suffolk and in the Hales and Thetford areas of Norfolk when the victim was under 16.

Rodney Scott, 72, of Firfield Close, Beccles, has pleaded guilty to eight counts of indecent assault at Ipswich Crown Court.

He has been released on bail and is due to be sentenced on 27 November.

Det Con Kate Bond, said: "No matter how much time has passed, if you have been a victim of a sexual assault, it is never too late to report it to us.

"As this case has demonstrated people can and will be held accountable and brought to justice."

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