August 2017

Nearly five years for rapist

A 33-year-old man who raped a woman in her home has been jailed for four years and ten months.

Shaun Leatherland of Burton Road, Littleover, was sentenced at Derby Crown Court on Tuesday, August 1 after pleading guilty to rape.

Leatherland was also placed indefinitely on the Sexual Offenders Register.

The offence took place in Oakwood on Sunday, May 25. Leatherland also pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage.