Matthew Cawston, 27, raped a sleeping woman under her own roof after she gave him shelter from the rain.
Rendering to reports, the man pounce on the woman while she was asleep with her child also asleep next door.
The man has been sentenced to ten (10) and a half years in prison.
Mr. Cawston identified the prey and had called to help with a domestic emergency at her home. But after the job was done, he voiced that he didn’t want to cycle home in the rain and requested to stay the night, Preston Crown Court heard.
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The woman decided to let him stay in the sofa but made it clear that she didn’t want to have sex with him, said the prosecutor, Paul Treble.
The woman the left to bed leaving Cawston on the sofa but later woke to find her pajama bottoms had been detached and Cawston lying on top of her having sex.
In the statement, she disclose to the police that she ‘froze’, adding:
‘He was trying to be as gentle as possible and as quite as possible so as not to wake me.’
In the victim statement, the woman no longer invites visitors into her home and does not feel safe going out due to the nightmares and flashbacks she has been suffering from.
‘Because he was sexually frustrated he has completely destroyed my confidence and trust in people and seriously affected my mental health.
I can never put into words the true effect this has had on me, my daughter and my family, and will continue to have for a very long time – possible forever.’
After some days, the victim texted him, why did you do it?
The defendant replied;
‘I was horny. Sorry!’ and asked if she was going to report him. The woman later told a college tutor and then the police.
Cawston was later arrested and insisted he had never had sex with the woman without her consent.
However, he later pleaded guilty to rape.