Victim speaks out after sex attacker jailed for 23 years
A victim of historic sex offences fears she may never recover from her trauma, but hopes her confidence to come forward will inspire others who have suffered a similar ordeal, after seeing her attacker jailed for more than 20 years.
David Dennis Brierley, 63, of Sea View, Amble, was found guilty by a jury of 22 historical sex offences after a trial at Newcastle Crown Court in June.
The court was told that he abused his victim during the 1970s and 1980s from when she was just a child.
His victim did not report the abuse at the time, but then in April last year she told police what he had... read more
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