A 25-year-old care assistant has been jailed for four-and-a-half years at Basildon Crown Court for raping a woman in Essex.
Aaron Miller, 25, of Kingswood Chase, Leigh-on-Sea, admitted raping the 46-year-old woman in March.
Miller has been placed on the sexual offenders' register for life.
Det Insp Martin Pasmore, of Essex Police, said: "This was a frightening attack on a defenceless woman going about her business."
He added: "Our thoughts are with her and her family and I wish her all the best for the future."