A ‘VIOLENT sexual predator’ sentenced to eight years in prison for repeatedly raping a teenager in Stratford, raped another teenager in an identical attack just months after being released from jail.
David Andrew Brierley, aged 34, was jailed in 2001 for raping an 18-year-old woman in a Stratford-upon-Avon churchyard.
He was released from prison in October 2012 after being recalled to jail for breaching his licence.
In February this year, he attacked another 18-year-old woman in Swindon, a court has heard.
Yesterday, (Thursday) he was jailed for life after pleading guilty to two offences of rape at an earlier hearing.
Brierley met the teenager in a takeaway restaurant in Swindon, the court was told. The next evening they met up in the town centre before he took her to an area behind some bins where he repeatedly raped her during a 45-minute ordeal.
His victim told police: “I begged him, God knows how many times, and he wouldn't let me go. I kept thinking I would die that night.”
Sentencing Brierley to 15 years in jail, Judge Douglas Field said: “I have come to the view that you are a very dangerous, violent sex offender.
“This was a violent incident and the physical and mental harm you have done to this woman must be profound and long-lasting.”
Detective Superintendent Nick John, head of crime investigations at Wiltshire Police, said afterwards: “David Brierley is a violent sexual predator who has proved to be a danger to women.
“This second incident proves he has not been rehabilitated and remains a threat to women in our society,” he added.
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