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Angel Rogerson, 21, had been with friend Douglas Hodgson, his sisters and his mum, at the local pub, before heading back to their home for a drink. When they went to bed Hodgson’s family recommended Angel share his double bed of walking home by herself. Having completed trust of Hodgson as Angel knew his family for five years went to his bed fully clothed fell asleep beside Hodgson.
Though still fully clothed the next morning when she woke up, she felt excruciating pain and assumed Hodgson had sexually assaulted her. She texted him on social media after leaving the house telling him: ‘I know exactly what you did to me last night.’
He deny raping her but confessed he did touched her. Angel went to the police in the time of grieving after revealing what had happened to her older sister Gemma, 28.
She said: ‘I just had a feeling that Douglas had done something to me so I messaged him to get a reaction. I just knew something bad had happened. ‘I couldn’t believe it when he said he had sexually touched me while I was asleep. ‘I am a heavy sleeper so I didn’t wake up through any of it. After I was examined by a doctor to find out what Douglas had done, I scrubbed myself clean with bleach.
Judge Christopher Prince punished Douglas Michael Hodgson,to six years and four months in prison. He was also given a restraining order against Angel and must be listed as a sex offender, both for life.