November 2019

Man jailed after raping stranger following a night out

A man who dragged a woman off the street and into his house before raping her has been jailed.

Marcin Pielorz, 36, from Clapham Road, Bedford, was found guilty following a unanimous verdict at Luton Crown Court today (Friday) and sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.

On 5 May 2018 the victim was walking home from a night out in Bedford when Pielorz began following her. As they neared his home he grabbed her and dragged her inside, where he raped her.

The victim was able to escape and ran home before reporting the incident to police.

At the conclusion of the trial the judge commended the police officers for their work on the investigation.