[A] MAN has admitted raping and violently attacking a female dog walker in West Cumbria.
Jack Ian Walker, 18, confessed to five crimes when he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today (MON) in front of Judge Peter Davies.
Walker pleaded guilty to charges of rape, attempted rape, a further sexual assault and grievous bodily harm.
All of the offences involve the same woman, who was reported to have been detained in hospital following the night time attack on 15th July. This occurred in Workington.
Walker also admitted a separate common assault charge which relates to the same date.
No details about the circumstances surrounding the offences were outlined during the short court hearing.
Judge Davies directed that comprehensive background information should be prepared on the teenager, whose address was given as Dean Street, Workington.
The case was adjourned and Walker is due to be sentenced at the crown court on Friday, 7th October.
In the meantime he was remanded in custody.