A man has been jailed after he broke into a woman’s home and raped her before being caught using her bank card in McDonald’s.
Daniel Wallace, of Weymouth Terrace, Shoreditch, London, was arrested in possession of what the judge described as a ‘Rape Kit’ after the attack.
Blackfriars Crown Court heard how the victim, aged in her 20s, walked back alone to her Canonbury home after enjoying an evening out with friends on 11 September 2016.
Her next recollection was lying on her sofa, unable to move whilst attempting to push an unknown man off her.She woke up naked in her bed with injuries to her body.
Upon examination of her flat, she discovered that property belonging to herself and her flatmates had been stolen.
The woman reported the rape to police the following day and whilst awaiting results from the forensic tests, the victim’s bank card – which was stolen during the rape – was used at McDonalds in Walthamstow.
A review of the McDonalds CCTV showed Wallace in the company of an unknown male and female using the victim’s stolen bank card to buy a selection of meals.
Forensic tests had previously identified Wallace, who was in possession of lubricants, the drug GHB and Viagra when he was arrested.
The 33-year-old was initially found guilty of burglary at the trial in June but he has now been sentenced to 12 years at Blackfriars Crown Court after he was found guilty of rape following a re-trial.