A TEENAGER who admitted sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl has avoided going to prison.

Nathan Sutton, 19, of Ingrebourne Way, Didcot, pleaded guilty to penetrative sexual activity with a girl under 16 in January 2018 when he was 17.

At his sentencing today, Oxford Crown Court heard that, before meeting his victim, Sutton messaged her on social media app Snapchat and said he was going to ‘give her a good night’.

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However, the court heard that she had responded to the messages and expressed that she was uncomfortable with the age difference.

On the night of the incident, Sutton visited a friend’s house where a group including the victim drank rum and Coke.

After feeling drunk, the victim went upstairs to a bedroom.

Later, Sutton also went to sleep on the floor of the same room, but then climbed into the bed without an invitation.

Sutton unhooked her bra and she told him not to, but he continued and had sex with her, the court heard.

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Once she started to cry Sutton stopped, and the girl spent the rest of the night away from him in another room. He later tried to apologise on Snapchat.

In a statement, the victim said the incident had left her with flashbacks, a loss of confidence, social anxiety and suicidal thoughts.

Sentencing, Judge Nigel Daly described the incident as 'a breach of trust', and handed Sutton a two-year custodial sentence which he suspended for two years.

The judge also ordered him to attend 25 days of rehabilitation and gave him a six-month electronically-monitored curfew which will restrict him to his house between the hours of 8pm and 6am.