Devil-worshipper jailed for nine years after locking teen up and raping her
Pedro Evangelou has been jailed for nine years
A ‘devil worshipper’ has been jailed for nine years after he locked a teenager up and raped her in his flat.
Pedro Evangelou, 42, of Islington in north London, met the 19-year-old at Slimelight nightclub in Angel on June 4 last year.
The pair travelled back to his flat on his Harley Davidson motorbike at 6am the following morning.
Evangelou then blocked the door with a plank of wood to stop the victim escaping as he raped and sexually assaulted her.
Scotland Yard said the victim had been subjected to ‘a prolonged and harrowing sexual assault’.
Police were alerted when the woman managed to get to a window and mouthed ‘help’ and ‘phone police’ to a member of the public.
She escaped a short while afterwards and ran out into the street ‘visibly shaking and upset’.
Evangelou was arrested at the scene.
He told police he had taken two helmets to the club ‘in case he met someone’.
He was sentenced to nine years in jail for rape and one year for sexual assault at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday.
The jail terms will run concurrently.
Detective Constable Stuart Douglas said: ‘The victim in this case was subjected to a prolonged and harrowing sexual assault.
‘Her distress was obvious to those members of the public who saw her as she was able to flee the suspect’s home address.’
Detective Inspector Neil Rawlinson, said: ‘I’d like to reassure the public that assaults like this are rare but when they do occur, we stop at nothing to bring the offenders to justice.
‘I would encourage anyone who has been assaulted by Evangelou or anyone else to contact the police in the knowledge that they will be listened to and not judged.’