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A 60-year-old man has admitted raping, indecently assaulting and imprisoning a young woman in her Swindon home in 1987 - almost 30 years ago.
David Mears, from Plymouth, pleaded guilty to all three charges at Swindon Crown Court.
The case has been adjourned for psychiatric reports and sentencing is due to take place on Friday 8 July 2016 at Swindon Crown Court.
On Wednesday 12 August 1987 David Mears broke into a property in Swindon and carried out a vicious sexual assault on a 16 year old woman. An investigation was launched at the time but no one was convicted.
Detective Inspector Power explained that as part of a review of cold cases, new evidence was discovered through modern forensic methods.
He added that Wiltshire Police is prioritising the victim's welfare and is ensuring she is provided with specialist support.
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