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Man jailed after raping child for 5 years

Andrew Furbey Credit: GMP

A man who raped a girl occasions over a period of more than five years has been jailed for 15 years.Andrew Furbey of no fixed address was found guilty at Manchester Crown court after he abused the girl between 2003 and 2007 starting when she was just 12 years old.

Detective Sergeant Suzanne Keenaghan said:

“This has been an extremely difficult time for the victim. She has had to suffer at the hands of Furbey for over five years. It wasn’t until she was older that she had the courage to come forward and report it to police.

“Greater Manchester Police is committed to bringing perpetrators of these serious crimes against children to justice and I hope this sentence helps her find some closure.”