Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Pervert's Threat to Rape Girl's Younger Sister

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Pervert's Threat to Rape Girl's Younger Sister

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Byline: Gareth Lightfoot Court Reporter gareth.lightfoot@trinitymirror.com

A PERVERT was branded "every parent's nightmare" after he threatened to come to an underage girl's home and rape her younger sister if she did not send him pictures of herself.

Nathan Forster, 20, blackmailed and terrorised a teenage schoolgirl over the internet, telling her he knew where she lived and sending her a photo of her house.

The manipulative sex offender made threats about what he would do if she did not meet his perverted demands, Teesside Crown Court heard.

Prosecutor Tamara Pawson said he sent the girl persistent messages on social media. She told him her age and he started talking to her nicely, but his conversation turned sinister.

The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, sent him naked pictures as a result of his bullying, but the threats continued.

He threatened to show the pictures to others, post them on Facebook and tell her mother what she had done if she did not send more. He sent the girl naked pictures of himself and threatened to beat up her boyfriend.

The crimes came to light when the girl's mother saw some of the messages. Her daughter broke down and told how frightened she was.

She started to self-harm because of Forster's behaviour earlier this year, the court was told.

He was already on bail at the time after he made similar advances on other young girls online.

He asked one underage girl to send him pictures of herself in states of undress, and sent her graphic images of himself.

He suggested they meet up but they never met and a carer for the girl discovered the communications. This girl said she was scared, distressed, lost trust and realised Forster was a "manipulator" with no feelings for her.

She was given help and now wants to help others in similar situations. …

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