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Man rapes teen family friend as she slept in his bed fully clothed

By Mason White 1:18 PM July 3, 2017
Douglas Michael Hodgson and Angel Rogerson
Douglas Michael Hodgson and Angel Rogerson
By: Emily Lewis

A man of the United Kingdom, pleaded guilty to charges of raping a teenager who trusted him and slept in his bed.

Angel Rogerson was 19-years-old when her family went out with Douglas Michael Hodgson, then 28, along with his mother and sister.

The group went to a pub before going back to Hodgson’s home in Durham, where they had more drinks.

Angel decided to spend the night with the family as she was too tired to drive home. Douglas agreed to share his double bed with the teenager.

Angel said that she trusted Douglas as she has known him for five years. However, when she woke up in the morning, she felt pain.

Angel believed that she was sexually violated, but she had no proof as she was still fully clothed.

She decided to confront Doulas to see how he would react.

Angel said that she told Douglas: “I know exactly what you did to me last night.” He then admitted to touching her sexually, but he denied raping her.

The devastated teenager went to a hospital, where it was determined that she was in fact raped and he was arrested.

Douglas maintained his innocence over the rape charge until six days before the trial was about the begin in the Durham Crown Court. Douglas then pleaded guilty to the charge.

Judge Christopher Prince sentenced Douglas, now 30, to six years and four months in prison. He must register as a sex offender for life.

He was also given a restraining order to stay away from Rogerson for the rest of his life.

Angel said that she still suffers from trust issues. She also cannot sleep if there is someone she does not know well in the home, and she was left traumatized from the incident.