Man jailed for Doncaster rapes

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Latest news in Yorkshire: Published March 06, 2019 03:18:51 PM

A 26-year-old man has been jailed for 12 years after being found guilty
of raping two women in Doncaster.

Anthony Dorey, formerly of Howville Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, went on
trial at Doncaster Crown Court on Monday 18 February.

On Thursday 28 February he was found guilty of two counts of rape and
one count of sexual assault.

Today (Monday 4 March) at Doncaster Crown Court, Dorey was sentenced to
12 years in prison and handed a lifelong restraining order.

The court heard how Dorey targeted his victims, who cannot be named for
legal reasons, on nights out in Doncaster.

Detective Inspector Anna Sedgwick said: “Dorey is a dangerous and highly
predatory offender, who targeted women who were out enjoying time with
friends or loved ones.

“He deliberately preyed on women who were intoxicated and vulnerable,
duping them into believing he was friendly, before subjecting them to
the most horrific sexual assaults.

“Dorey’s victims have shown tremendous bravery in coming forward to
report his criminality to police.

“He has continued to deny his guilt throughout the criminal
investigation, meaning the victims have had to face a jury and recount
what happened to them. For this, they have once more demonstrated
incredible courage and I commend them for this.

“I am pleased he has been convicted of these awful crimes and sent to
prison, though a guilty conviction will never undo the trauma he caused
to his victims. I only hope that with this successful prosecution, they
feel able to move forward in their journey to recovery after these
traumatic experiences.

“I want to recognise the officers in this case for their commitment and
tenacity throughout the inquiry, as well as the wider investigative
team.”

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