Perth man pleads guilty to 61 charges of child sexual abuse

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A Perth man has admitted sexually abusing a young girl who was offered to him and others by her father. Ryan Trevor Clegg was one of seven men, including the girl’s father, charged last year with committing hundreds of sexual offences against the girl when she was aged between 11 and 13.

Today in Perth Magistrates Court, Clegg pleaded guilty to 61 charges including sexual penetration of a child, indecently recording a child and distributing child exploitation material.

Earlier this year the girl’s father, who cannot be named to protect her identity, was sentenced to 22-and-a-half-years’ jail after admitting he arranged for her have sexual encounters with six men.

The father has lodged an appeal against the severity of the sentence.

Clegg was released on bail until he faces the District Court in September.

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