A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after assaulting and raping a woman in a Middlesbrough hotel

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A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after assaulting and raping a woman in a Middlesbrough hotel

Earlier this month, 47-year-old Leon Germaine Worsfold, from Middlesbrough, was convicted of rape and sexual assault on a woman aged in her thirties, which took place in March 2022.

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

Following a full and thorough investigation by Cleveland Police`s Major Enquiry Team, Worsfold was charged and appeared at Teesside Crown Court today, Friday 31st May, Worsfold was sentenced to nine years in prison for the attack.

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

Detective Inspector Matt Hollingsworth said: “Leon Worsfold attacked a vulnerable woman. He assaulted and raped her; and at court he continued to deny the incident, meaning the victim had to relive the ordeal and give evidence.

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

“I would like to thank the woman for her bravery and for her unwavering strength throughout the investigation and subsequent court proceedings.

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

“Anyone who has been a victim of a sexual offence, no matter the length of time, is urged to report it to police. We will not tolerate violence of this nature and we will continue to put perpetrators before the courts.”

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

Anyone wishing to report an incident to police can contact Cleveland Police on 101 (always call 999 in an emergency).

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

Teesside SARC offers free support and practical help to anyone in Teesside who has experienced sexual violence and/or sexual abuse, whether or not they want to involve the police. More information can be found here: https://orlo.uk/mkbfp

A Man Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison After Assaulting And Raping A Woman In A Middlesbrough Hotel

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