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Man jailed for prostituting 15-year-old boy

A registered sex offender with a conviction for child abduction has been jailed for prostituting a 15-year-old boy for financial gain.

Raymond Hawthorne jailed for prostituting a 15-year-old boy for financial gain. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Raymond Hawthorne, 50, admitted controlling a child prostitute, controlling prostitution for gain and a series of breaches of court orders.

In 2003 he was given a nine year sentence for abducting a 14 year old boy, who later committed suicide after Hawthorne used him as a prostitute.