Sex offender jailed at Truro

A sex offender from Camborne area has been told he may never be released from jail. The 43 year old man who subjected a young girl (under 16) to a campaign of rape and sexual abuse has been jailed for more than twenty years for 37 charges relating to his victim.

The charges against Glover consisted of 10 sexual assaults, 12 counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, causing a child to engage in sexual activity, six rapes and nine instances of sexual activity with a child. He was found guilty of all apart one of the rape charges after the jury deliberated for 6.5 hours.

Scott Glover leaving court during trial. Photo from Cornwall Live.


An NSPCC spokeswoman for the South West of England said: “Glover brazenly pursued and groomed a young girl over many years to fulfil his own perverted sexual desires.

“As a survivor of sexual abuse this girl has courageously spoken out about what was happening, which has prevented her abuser from inflicting harm on other children.

“She has shown extreme bravery in doing so, and it’s important she is provided with the necessary support going forward.”

Any adult concerned about the welfare of a child or young person can call the NSPCC helpline for free 24/7 on 0808 800 5000. Meanwhile, children can call Childline on 0800 1111.

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