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Eight years for sex attacker

A man who tried to rape a stranger as she walked to work in Peterborough has been jailed for eight years.

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CCTV used to identify attacker

CCTV help police identify Khalid Abdullah. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police.

Detectives identified a sex attacker by trawling through CCTV images.

Khalid Abdullah, 35, of Towler Street in Peterborough, was today jailed for eight years.

The Sudanese national had threatened his victim with a weapon before dragging her to an alleyway where he pushed her against a building and tried to rape her.

He then apologised and offered the woman his mobile phone to call police before she escaped.

CCTV. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police.

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