A PERVERT from Quinton who preyed on a young girl had been jailed for a six-month campaign of abuse.

Twisted Tyrone Kirnon, who carried out a series of sex attacks against the child, was brought to justice after she came forward to tell cops about the depraved 25-year-olds crimes.

Kirnon, of Simmonds Drive, was convicted of eight sex offences including rape and inciting sexual activity with a child following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and put on the sex offender’s register for life following the conclusion of his trial on July 18.

Detective Constable Adam McHugh, from the child abuse investigation team at West Midlands Police, said: "Kirnon was a sexual predator who carried out abuse against a young girl.

"It was down to her bravery and courage in coming forward that we were able to fully investigate his despicable crimes.

"Kirnon now faces many years behind bars and we hope this will provide some sense of justice to his victim."

Survivors of sexual abuse can also speak to the NSPCC 24 hours a day on 0808 800 5000.