Reception class trainer, now 37, is cleared of abusing four-year-old lady after being jailed for 4 years for intercourse assaults on two different younger youngsters

  • Alexander Eldridge, 37, had already been jailed for intercourse abuse on two youngsters
  • New cost had seen him accused of touching a four-year-old lady in school
  • He denied it and was  cleared at St Albans Crown Court docket on Thursday

A reception class trainer convicted in 2018 of sexually assaulting two younger women was yesterday cleared of abusing a 3rd baby.

Alexander Eldridge, now 37, was alleged to have touched the four-year-old lady at a college in East Hertfordshire in 2017.

Eldridge, who now lives in Avenue, Somerset, denied 4 expenses of sexual assault of a kid aged underneath 13 between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017 and was cleared at St Albans Crown Court docket.

The jury heard he denied touching that lady and that he maintains he was wrongly convicted in 2018 of offences in opposition to the opposite two youngsters.

Prosecutor Michael Williams stated Eldridge was the reception class trainer from 2011 till his suspension in 2017 when the primary criticism was made.

The lady on this week’s case stated nothing till December 2020, three years later, when she advised her mom, who known as the police.

Alexander Eldridge, 37, had already been jailed for four years for sex abuse on two children

Alexander Eldridge, 37, had already been jailed for 4 years for intercourse abuse on two youngsters

When questioned, Eldridge denied ever touching the lady.

He was jailed for 4 years in 2018 for abusing two children.

In Might 2017 Eldridge despatched a textual content to oldsters to say that the next day there could be a break from classes and as a substitute they’d have a ‘water day’.

The kids have been advised to usher in garments to get moist in, in addition to a towel.

Was cleared of a new charge of touching a another four-year-old girl at school in 2017

Was cleared of a brand new cost of touching a one other four-year-old lady in school in 2017

The pinnacle trainer of the college in East Hertfordshire had agreed, within the perception that the water day would function some academic function in relation to the maths curriculum.

The kids modified and went outdoors to play in a paddling pool, on a slide, with buckets and a bubble making machine.

When the session was over, Eldridge went again to his classroom, the place no different employees have been round, and helped a five-year-old lady to get modified.

Alone with the teen, he sexually assaulted her.

Alexander Eldridge additionally secretly filmed up the skirt of one other younger lady whereas she sat on his lap.

Passing sentence at St Albans crown court docket, Choose Stephen Warner advised the 33-year-old: ‘These offences concerned a gross breach of belief. 

‘As a major college trainer for these youngsters, their dad and mom entrusted them to your safekeeping.’

The decide added: ‘It is fairly clear you had an inappropriate sexual curiosity in women of this age and women older – teenage women.’