A man has been jailed for 12 and a half years for attempted rape, sexual assault, two counts of burglary and robbery in Burton.
Jason Thomas Hobson, 39, of no fixed address, was sentenced today (Wednesday 5 January) at Stafford Crown Court.
He pleaded guilty to attempted rape, sexual assault, two counts of burglary and robbery in October 2021.
Hobson broke into a property in Burton on 2 February 2021 and attempted to rape a woman and then sexually assaulted her. He then demanded money and the victim drove them both to a nearby cashpoint and withdrew £100. He took the money and left. He pleaded guilty to a further burglary in May 2014.
An investigation was launched and he was arrested on 8 February.
Detective Constable Martin Ottey, of the force’s Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Unit, said: "I applaud the courage of the victim who supported our investigation which resulted in Hobson being brought to justice.
"I hope today’s sentence provides some form of closure and comfort knowing Hobson will be behind bars for the next 12 and a half years."
"My message to anyone who has had a sexual offence committed against them is that your voice will be heard."
If you have experienced a sexual offence, or are concerned that someone you care about might be at risk, you can report it anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. In an emergency always call 999.