May 2019: To be released later this month. Holmes is originally from the Edlington area of Doncaster, and may choose to live there

December 2011

Rapist is put behind bars for 15 years

A sexual predator who raped and sexually assaulted a young girl over a six-year period has been jailed for 15 years.

Peter Holmes, 43, was convicted by a jury of two rapes and three sexual assaults, which were committed in Somercotes.

The child was just 6-years-old when Holmes stole her innocence. The abuse lasted seven years until the victim reached 13-years-old.

Holmes, formerly of Chesterfield was handed a sexual offences prevention order and will remain on the sex offenders’ register for life.