A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he raped a 17 year old girl has been jailed for six years.
Zack Thompson maintained his defence for more than two years before finally admitting attacking his victim at a holiday resort in Portugal in 2009.
It's thought Thompson's case is the first in England where a defence of sleepwalking has been successfully challenged.
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