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Derby man pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of woman

Derby Crown Court
Image caption Samuel Dodsworth entered guilty pleas at Derby Crown Court

A man who dragged a woman off the street and raped her inside a nearby property has pleaded guilty in court.

Samuel Dodsworth targeted his 52-year-old victim as she walked down Grayling Street, Derby, before attacking her.

At Derby Crown Court the 36-year-old, of Grange Street in Derby, admitted kidnap, false imprisonment and five counts of rape.

Dodsworth was remanded in custody after the hearing and is due to be sentenced on 13 December.

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