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'Night Stalker' jury considers verdict in rape trial

Sketch of Delroy Grant
Image caption Delroy Grant denies 29 charges including rape and sexual assault

The jury in the trial of a man accused of carrying out a string of sex attacks on elderly people in south London has retired to consider its verdict.

Delroy Grant, 53, is allegedly the attacker dubbed the Night Stalker, who carried out a series of rapes and sex assaults on 18 victims over 17 years.

Mr Grant, of Honor Oak, denies 29 charges, including burglary, rape and sexual assault at Woolwich Crown Court.

The court heard his vulnerable victims were targeted in their homes at night.

The attacks took place in Warlingham, Shirley, Beckenham, Bromley, Addiscombe, Orpington and West Dulwich.

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