Cumbria

Jack Walker admits Workington dog walker sex attack

A man has admitted raping and attacking a woman as she walked her dog.

Jack Ian Walker, 18, pleaded guilty to rape, attempted rape, a further sexual assault and grievous bodily harm at Carlisle Crown Court.

His 58-year-old victim needed hospital treatment after the attack in Workington on 15 July.

Walker, from Dean Street, Workington, was remanded in custody and will be sentenced on 7 October.

Judge Peter Davies directed that comprehensive background information should be prepared about the defendant ahead of the sentencing.

Walker also admitted a separate common assault charge which relates to the same date.