Man sentenced to life imprisonment for series of sexual attacks in south London

19/06/2015

Daniel Elliott, 24, was sentenced today for a string of rape and sexual assaults in the Carshalton and Wallington areas between August and November last year. He received life imprisonment, with a minimum of eight years, at Croydon Crown Court.

Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS London, Baljit Ubhey OBE, said: "Daniel Elliott committed a series of terrifying sexual attacks on young women in the south London area between August and November 2014.

"Elliott preyed on the three women at night, attacking them in parks across the area. He used a combination of fear and intimidation, threatening his victims with either a knife or pepper spray before subjecting them to terrifying attacks.

"I would like to thank the victims for their strength and bravery in supporting this prosecution. Their evidence has helped bring Elliott to justice.

"Tackling rape and serious sexual assaults is a key priority for CPS London and we will continue to work closely with our police partners to support victims and bring offenders to justice."

Background:

Daniel Elliott was sentenced for the following charges:

  • Two counts of Rape - life imprisonment, with a minimum of 8 years
  • Assault by penetration - 8 years imprisonment, concurrent
  • Attempted rape - 8 years imprisonment, concurrent
  • Sexual Assault - 3 years imprisonment, concurrent