A man has been sentenced to five years and four months in prison today (Monday) for the rape of a woman in Boston.
Sergejs Susorovs, 26, who has previously been reported to have been of Edwin Street, Boston, was sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court over the incident which occured on May 18 at 3pm.
The court was told that the 19-year-old woman was walking on London Road, in the town, when Susorovs grabbed her and raped her in a nearby wooded area.
Within two hours of the incident report, Officers had arrested Susorovs on suspicion of the offence.
Head of the Lincolnshire Police Emerald team DI Simon Lovett paid tribute to the victim and the officers involved in the police response.
“The victim has shown incredible strength from the beginning.
“She was able to give a detailed description of Susorovs, which was crucial.
“Officers were sent to the area where they quickly identified the scene and began a search for the offender.
“Susorovs was very quickly identified and apprehended after he made an attempt to flee from officers.”