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UK teen confesses rape after father discovers text message to victim

UK teen confesses rape after father discovers text message to victim
A UK teenager has confessed to raping a woman after his parents saw a text message on his phone allegedly apologising to the victim.
Jack Evans, 18, from Ponytpool in Wales attended a police station with his parents in 2019 after they became aware of a text message with a young woman.
In the messages, Mr Evans apologised for an incident in January 2019 in which he forced himself upon the victim.
The court heard the victim did not make a complaint to the police, but Mr Evans' father implored him to confess to police based on his morals.
Welsh police tracked down the victim as part of their investigation who confirmed that she had been raped.
Mr Evans was aged 17 at the time of the rape and has been sentenced to two years in a juvenile justice facility.
He will be registered as a sex offender for the next 10 years.