A “SEXUAL predator” football coach who worked in Sydenham and Penge has been jailed for two years for assaulting a teenager.

Police are now concerned Marlon Barnes, of Dartmouth Road, Sydenham, may have committed similar crimes in the past.

The Old Bailey heard how the victim, a 16-year old boy, attended a training session run by Barnes, aged 41, on March 30 at the Alexandra recreation ground, off Alexandra Road, Penge.

The youngster hurt his groin during training and stayed behind at the end of the session.

Barnes then used the injury as an excuse to sexually assault him on the football pitch.

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