“Boy, 10, ‘raped classmate after watching web porn’”

A 10 year old boy who committed a devastating crime shares with the court he was “acting out” pornographic scenes. Metro reporter Dominic Yeatman shares more. This is an excerpt from a recent article published by The Metro. The source of this excerpt is http://metro.co.uk/2014/04/22/boy-10-raped-classmate-after-watching-web-porn-4705929/

image courtesy of The Metro.

image courtesy of The Metro.

A boy of ten raped a classmate in a school toilet after ‘acting out’ what he had seen on pornography websites, a court heard today.

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Opening the trial, prosecutor Karl Scholz said it was ‘frankly troubling’ to find allegations ‘of crime of this level against someone so young’.

He said the jury might decide the wide availability of pornography on the internet lay behind the allegations.

Both the defendant and victim, who attended the same school in Colwyn Bay, north Wales, had watched porn, he said.

‘It is that which may lie behind the corruption of the minds of the people involved in this case,’ Mr Scholz told Mold crown court.

This is a significantly shortened excerpt. To read the full article, please visit The Metro website http://metro.co.uk/2014/04/22/boy-10-raped-classmate-after-watching-web-porn-4705929/

Dominic Yeatman is a reporter for The Metro.