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Nuneaton man sentenced for sexual assault

A 39-year-old man from Nuneaton was sentenced at Warwick Crown Court today (11 August).

Dean Michael Cocks

Dean Michael Cocks of St Mary's Road, Nuneaton, was found guilty of sexual assault by digital penetration and sentenced to 2 years and 3 months in prison.

He was found not guilty of rape in relation to an incident that happened at a property in the Camp Hill area of Nuneaton in the early hours of Friday 2 October, 2015.

DS Carl Buckley of Nuneaton CID said: "I would like to commend the courage of the victim, a young woman in her 20s, who has shown a great deal of bravery in supporting our investigation and allowing us to bring a sexual offender to justice.

 "After a thorough investigation, I hope that our victim feels some sense of closure and that her strength encourages other victims to come forward and report offences to the police."

Warwickshire Police takes all reports of rape and sexual offences very seriously and will thoroughly investigating any incidents reported to them.
If you have been a victim of rape or sexual assault you can also contact the Blue Sky Centre, which offers a service to men, women and children who have experienced rape or sexual assault in the Warwickshire area.

24-hour self-referral number: 02476 865505

Published 11/08/17