Robert Newman Jailed For Goat Sex: Man Banned From UK Farms To Register As Offender

Goat Sex Offender Jailed, Banned From UK Farms

Things went from baaaaa-d to worse.

Robert Newman, who was banned from all farms in the United Kingdom in August after he admitted to having sex with a goat, will serve a six-week jail sentence for attacking the animal.

The North West Wiltshire magistrates’ court on Thursday "activated [an] eight-week suspended sentence and jailed Newman for six weeks for the goat attack," according to the Metro. The sentence will be served along with a previous sentence for burglary.

According to the Mirror, Newman must also register as a sex offender.

Newman initially denied that he had sex with the goat, but later changed his plea. The animal required veterinary care after the sexual assault.

In a court statement, the goat's owner said that the incident has caused a financial burden. In addition to the cost of vet fees and antibiotics for the goat, she said that "[Newman] cost us a considerable amount of money because we have had to install security cameras... My husband is worried about me being on the farm on my own."

The attack took place on a Wiltshire farm in April.

Newman's representative told the court that the incident was a "symptom of isolation rather than depravity" and said that the man needed to seek "treatment."

In a statement read by his representative, Newman apologized, saying, "I don’t want to be this bad person anymore, I just want to get on with my life and do good."

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