Dagenham & Redbridge were held to a draw by National League strugglers Woking after Josh Staunton marked his return to Victoria Road with a goal.A wonderful free kick from Dan Sparkes early in the match gave Daggers the lead at the end of the first half.Ralph Clarke, 101, from Holly Lane was handed a 13-year jail term at Birmingham Crown Court on Monday (December 19) having been convicted of systematically assaulting and raping two young sisters in the 1970s and early 80s and a third child.
19 DECEMBER 2016 A PAEDOPHILE from Erdington who repeatedly sexually assaulted sisters had been jailed.As sentencing was passed Clarke’s victims wept as they finally saw justice being done.The former lorry driver, however, showed no emotion as he was being sentenced and has shown no remorse for his offences. Judge Richard Bond said: “In general, you present yourself as a fragile old man.“This case goes to show that it is never too late to report sexual offences − even if the abuse happened may years, even decades, earlier we can still put compelling cases to juries.West Midlands Police will always take reports seriously and do all we can to support victims and punish offenders.“We have supported them through the criminal process and I’m delighted that they have now seen justice prevail.They have sat through all of the evidence and I know at times it has been difficult for them.Enjoy being a participating person in a range of social groups. 61 - Exeter, Devon Still a working lady but in need of a social life with an honest sincere person.I am outgoing, independent lady that still wishes to explore new adventures. Saga Dating is an online dating service that'll help you find and connect with people like you.Clarke admitted several indecent assaults, gross indecency and attempted buggery against a boy but denied 22 counts of indecent assault and gross indecency against the girls.He claimed the women – now in their late 40s – were serial liars but a jury at Birmingham Crown Court ton Friday, December 16 deemed he was lying in a bid to cover up his sex attacks and found him guilty on all but one count.