A MAN who broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her as she slept in bed next to her young child has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Charlie Bowyer was completely naked when he touched the woman in her own home in the terrifying attack in Greenstead, Colchester.
The victim initially thought she was dreaming but when she realised what was happening screamed out to her brother who was in another room.
She tried to push Bowyer away but he pinned her wrists to the bed and tried to quieten her down.
When her brother came into the room Bowyer ran away and tried to get out of the front door, which was locked, and then failed to get out of a window in a spare room.
The victim was hysterical and screamed for Bowyer to leave so her brother opened