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Armagh pensioner sentenced for sexual assault on young girl

He was sentenced on Thursday at Craigavon

Craigavon Court

A county Armagh pensioner has today been sentenced for the sexual assault of an underage girl.

John McIvor, 76, of Newry Road, Armagh, pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a girl under the age of 13 at Craigavon Crown Court this morning.

The court heard that on October 30, 2016, McIvor sexually, and intentionally, touched the young girl.

McIvor was handed a two year probation order whereby he must pay regular visits to a social worker throughout that period.

He was also given a Sexual Offences Prevention Order until August 31, 2022 and placed on the sex offenders’ register for the next five years.

He was added to the ISA barring list indefinitely, prohibiting him from working with children.

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