These Two Sisters Have Been SPARED Jail For Abusing A Boy
Two sisters who sexually abused a boy when he was six years old and then again when he was a teenager have avoided jail - because they are deaf.
Julie Fellow, 30 and her sister Jennifer, 32, targeted the boy over a period spanning 14 years.
A judge, however, has gone against guidelines and ruled it would not be fair to jail they pair, as they cannot lip read, which means they would not be able to communicate in jail.
Both had previously been told to expect "very significant sentences" for their vile abuse. The court had heard Julie was aged 14 when she lured the young boy, aged six, into a petrol station toilets in 2000 where she touched herself intimately.
On another occasion , she performed an act on the victim, who thought the behaviour was the ‘norm’ as it happened so frequently.
The abuse stopped when the victim spoke to his friends and realised the behaviour was not normal.
Julie was found guilty following a trial of indecently assaulting a boy aged six to nine between October 2000 and April 2004 and sexual activity with a boy aged between 13 and 17 by between October 2008 and October 2010.
Jennifer admitted gross indecency with a child under 16 between October 2000 and April 2004 and inciting a male child aged between 13 and 17 to engage in non-penetrative sexual activity between October 2008 and October 2010.