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Ipswich: Hilland Matthews admits sex attack on woman in her own home

PUBLISHED: 17:41 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:36 20 January 2013

Ipswich Crown Court

Ipswich Crown Court

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A MAN has today admitted sexually assaulting a woman in her Ipswich home.

Hilland Matthews appeared at Ipswich Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to three offences – sexual assault, sexual assault by penetration and one of trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence.

The 66-year-old of Swallow Road, attacked his victim at an address in the town on June 5 last year.

Matthews is due to be sentenced on February 14.

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