May 2023

Sex attacker caught on CCTV

A sex attacker who was caught on CCTV assaulting a woman in a hotel corridor has been jailed.

Stefanita Mosescu, aged 42, had been on a night out in Nottingham city centre before following the victim back to a hotel in Fletcher Gate in the early hours of 3 November last year.early hours of 3 November last year.

After spending a short time with the woman in the hotel bar, Mosescu followed her into a lift and began his assault.

Damning CCTV footage then recorded him pursuing the woman into a corridor and continuing his attack.

Mosescu, of Mercer Drive, Liverpool, was arrested a short time later and initially tried to claim what happened was consensual.

He also said that he was drunk at the time and couldn’t remember what had happened.

However, faced with the overwhelming evidence against him, he later pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault.

Appearing at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday was jailed for seven years and two months. He was also added to the sex offenders’ register for life.