A mum who had sex with a
14-year-old boy against a bath then posed for naked pictures has been cleared
of abusing him. Amanda Lockhart, 46, sobbed and
said ‘thank you’ to jurors at the Old Bailey as she was found not guilty of
engaging a child in sexual activity today.
5ft tall, might “beat him up” if he refused.
him in a bathroom, but said she had jumped on him after showing her a passport
which suggested he was 17. Continue…
women rejected the boy’s account after deliberating for nearly six hours.
Lockhart made him touch her legs while they were alone together in a car in
claimed Lockhart got him on his own and molested him.
was scared of her. I didn’t know what she was going to do to me.”
cornered the boy on January 22 when he was alone in a bedroom and gave him oral
year, Lockhart had sex with the boy in a bathroom.
kitchen when he came in and started kissing her.
stop and that he was “just a boy” he went upstairs and got his
like June 1996. I thought he was 17,” she told jurors.
shoving his hands down my top. With one hand he already taken my bra off.
hard I yelped.”
“Please, please come to the bathroom” and led her upstairs.
top off and started telling me to get undressed. He took off all his
in the bathroom he took three pictures of her.
knew that, it was hardly likely I was going to give him photos. It would be a
bit mental,” she said.
leaning up against the bath.
and that was it. I never threatened him. I was always really nice to him,”
she said tearfully on the witness stand.
London, was cleared of five charges of engaging in sexual activity in a child.