A man has been sent to prison for five years and four months for sexual abuse he committed as a teenager. (File Photo)
A man who suffered “extreme” abuse during his upbringing has been jailed for sexually assaulting two children when he was a teenager.
Ricky Dean Mclennan was found guilty of 10 sex abuse charges following a trial in the New Plymouth District Court last October. The offences include unlawful sexual connection, sexual conduct with a young person under 16 and sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection.
He was found not guilty of 10 other charges, while six were dismissed during the trial. He pleaded guilty to two charges of supplying cannabis to a person aged under 18.
The male victim,