A baby rapist has been jailed after he unleashed a sickening attack on a six-month-old baby.
Thomas Poole was given a 22-year prison sentence after pictures were discovered of the attack online.
An undercover officer tracked conversations in chatrooms in which he posted the pictures, some showing that he had tied the baby up.
Judge Christopher Critchlow considered sending him to prison for the rest of his life because of the risk he poses to young children.
He told him: ‘These offences took place when she (the baby) was between six and 18 months old.
‘Anybody who has heard of the matters will possibly wonder how anybody could behave in such a depraved way.
‘It’s difficult for a court to imagine a worse case of the breach of trust of a baby. You didn’t only do physical assaults, you took hundreds of images.’
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