Paedophile is jailed for three years

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A FORMER Spalding man has been jailed for three and a half years for charges which include indecently assaulting a teenager.

Maurice Charles Gout, formerly of Acacia Avenue, was jailed by Reading Crown Court on Friday.

Gout (30), now of Swinton Barracks, Andover, admitted inciting a female aged between 13 and 17 to engage in sexual activity.

He also pleaded guilty to five counts of making indecent photographs and two counts of taking indecent photographs.

Gout was made the subject of a sex offence prevention order, disqualified from working with children and ordered to sign on to the sex offenders’ register indefinitely.