Manchester

Man jailed for raping and robbing woman in her Hyde home

A 31-year-old man has been jailed for 12 years for raping and robbing a woman at her home in Greater Manchester on New Year's Eve.

Colin Hollinshead, of Market Street, Hyde, had admitted the charges at an earlier hearing at Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court.

Hollinshead was ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life.

The victim, in her 60s, was attacked at her home in Hyde in the early hours and forced to hand over cash and jewellery.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites