Penryn man Peter Brewer jailed for ten years for rape
A PENRYN man has been jailed for ten years for raping a woman and a teenage girl.
Devon and Cornwall Police have welcomed the conviction and sentencing of Peter Brewer of Burnthouse.
The 32-year-old was found guilty of three counts of rape following a trial at Truro Crown Court.
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On Monday he was setenced to ten years in jail for two counts of rape and seven years for another count of rape, which will run concurrently.
Brewer will also remain on the sexual offenders register for the rest of his life.
The offences relate to historic sexual abuse in Penryn over a number of years - representing offending from 2002 until 2011.
An investigation began after two victims came forward, and that led officers to identify other offences with other
Investigating officer, detective constable Louise Osborne of Truro CID said: "We welcome the sentence and we hope this verdict will help to give some closure to the victims and allow them to move on with their lives.
"This has been an extremely difficult time for those involved who all showed great courage in coming forward.
"Their actions have led to bringing this man to justice which has resulted in today's
"Hopefully this sends out a message that no matter how long ago crimes were committed, if the victims have the courage to come forward and speak to police, we will investigate and prosecute."
Brewer was acquitted of three further rapes and an indecent assault.