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Saltney man jailed for four years for brutal rape

A SALTNEY man branded a violent bully was jailed for four years for a violent rape attack.

Dad-of-three Roger Anthony Davies, 43, was arrested in Yeovil, Somerset, in February.

At Mold Crown Court yesterday (Thursday) he admitted rape and two assaults on the same woman.

Judge Dafydd Hughes said the circumstances of the rape were horrific and branded Davies a bully.

Davies, from Saltney but living in Mayfield Road in Yeovil, attacked the woman in September.

He ripped her top and punched her in the back of the neck, the court heard.

Andrew Green, prosecuting, said the thug also spat in her face.

The victim was crying hysterically and telling him to stop – but he then raped her.

“He decided he was going to have sex with her,” said Mr Green.

When it was over the victim went to leave, but Davies apologised and asked her to return – and punched her in the face when she refused.

The police were called but the defendant was not arrested as he had fled the scene.

He was traced to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where arrangements were made for him to attend a local police station.

But he did not turn up and he was not arrested until February

Kim Halsall, defending, said that the defendant knew that what he had done was unforgivable.

He had pleaded guilty which had saved the victim having to relive her ordeal by giving evidence, she said.

Miss Halsall claimed the defendant had not tried to downplay the seriousness of what he had done.

It was accepted that the impact of the offences would remain with the victim for a long time.

Davies, said Miss Halsall, was capable of turning over a new leaf.