Man jailed for rape

Gintas Burinskas Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A man from Northampton has been jailed after he raped and assaulted a women, who was walking alone close to the the town centre. 36 year old Gintas Burinskas, of Victoria Road, was sentenced to ten years in prison after admitting the charges at Northampton Crown Court.

Detectives have paid tribute to the victim who, they said, showed "tremendous courage" throughout the trial.