A 16-year-old boy from Aylesbury has been sentenced after he sexually assaulted a woman.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been ordered to pay £107 in costs and has been given an 11-month referral to a youth offender panel after he admitted to the charge.

The offence took place in Aylesbury on June 25, 2021. The woman he assaulted also cannot be named for legal reasons.

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The boy pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual assault at a hearing at Wycombe Youth Court on February 25, and was sentenced following his plea.

The court heard how the boy committed the offence by sexually touching the victim without her consent.

In UK law, offenders cannot be named until they turn 18. Victims of sexual crimes are entitled to life-long anonymity.

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