Hotelier, 25, who seduced a schoolgirl in his four-star room six weeks before her 16th birthday is jailed for 30 months
- Nathan Pearce, of Llandovery, Wales, is the manager of the King's Head hotel
- The pair exchanged Facebook messages and he put £100 in her pocket
- The girl previously said he asked her to do a striptease but she refused
Nathan Pearce, 25, of Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, was jailed for 30 months for seducing a schoolgirl in his four-star hotel room six weeks before her 16th birthday
A hotelier was jailed for seducing a schoolgirl in his four-star hotel room six weeks before her 16th birthday.
Hotel manager Nathan Pearce, 25, invited the girl into his room where the pair had sex three times, Swansea Crown Court heard.
Pearce claimed he thought she was over 16, but the girl told police she was underage 'by six or seven weeks.'
Pearce, manager of the King's Head hotel in Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, was jailed for 30 months.
The pair had exchanged Facebook messages and texts, the court heard.
In one message he said he could disable the CCTV cameras at the hotel.
He also urged her to send him pictures of her naked.
The girl previously told the court: 'He wanted me to do a striptease but I refused.'
The pair had sex three times in his room at the King's Head Inn and exchanged Facebook messages and texts. The girl said he asked her to do a striptease but she refused
Pearce agreed he knew she was a schoolgirl, but thought she was in a sixth form or a college.
He agreed she had been in his room at the hotel but said all they did was sit on a bed and watch television.
He then put £100 in the girl's pocket even though she said she hadn't wanted any money from him.
Pearce, who lives at the hotel, was found guilty of three offences of sexual activity with a child and possessing 13 indecent images of children.
Pearce, who is the manager of the hotel, put £100 in the girl's pocket even though she said she didn't want any money from him.
The court heard that the images, found on a storage device within a computer, appeared to be from 'a professional shoot' of a girl aged between nine and 11.
Recorder Ifan Wyn Jones said: 'The sad feature of this case is that you have shown no remorse whatsoever.
'You are a man who sees nothing wrong in the sexual exploitation of children.
'In my judgement the difference in ages between you and her is significant.
'It is clear to me that your interest in the girl was at least partly because she was in fact 15.
'These were repeated offences committed three times. This is not a case where one isolated offence was committed.
'Sexual intercourse took place on all three occassions. On the first occasion you gave her 100 pounds in cash. That in itself is an aggravating feature.'
Pearce was also made subject to a sexual harm prevention order.
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