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The girl said that Allen then put his hand in her pants and molested her, but Allen told police that he only touched the girl on the hips and any contact in her pants was accidental. He also told police that he thought the girl "wanted to take it further".
He previously pleaded not guilty, but was convicted following a hearing. The girl told police she was initially shocked then became upset and told a friend. Mr Chicken said Allen "perceived there was some encouragement from this young lady" and that Allen exercised "very poor judgment".
When asked by detectives during an interview if he wanted to pursue a relationship with the girl, Allen replied: "Oh possibly later on, yeah . "These types of offences are extraordinarily serious," Mr Chicken said.
One victim said that Allen would often play a game of blindman's buff, covering his eyes and then fondling the genitals of several young boys in order to guess their identities.
Given the kidnapping sentence was to be served concurrently with the sexual intercourse sentence, the change effectively makes no difference to the amount of time Allen will spend in jail.