Teenage victim takes to Facebook to say: 'I am not ashamed to have been raped' 

A teenager who was brutally raped by a stranger has taken to Facebook to say: 'This is not a dirty little secret. I am not ashamed to have been raped'. 

Emily-Rose Hinnells, from West Yorkshire, has waived her right to anonymity to speak about her ordeal after her attacker Neil McNally was jailed for 15 years.

Now the young mum wants to warn other women the lessons of stranger danger still apply as an adult.

The slight 19-year-old has been open about her traumatic ordeal since she was led down a dead end, punched and savagely sexually assaulted in January this year.

Emily said: 'I am not ashamed to have been raped. I know it is not my fault and I will shout it from the rooftops to say what he did to me.

Emily-Rose Hinnells, from West Yorkshire, has waived her right to anonymity to speak about her ordeal after her attacker Neil McNally was jailed for 15 years.

Emily-Rose Hinnells, from West Yorkshire, has waived her right to anonymity to speak about her ordeal after her attacker Neil McNally was jailed for 15 years.

She has taken to Facebook to say: 'This is not a dirty little secret. I am not ashamed to have been raped'

She has taken to Facebook to say: 'This is not a dirty little secret. I am not ashamed to have been raped'

'I believe speaking out has helped enormously in my healing. This is not a dirty little secret.

'He is the one who has to live with what he has done for the rest of his life. He is the one who should be ashamed of himself, not me.

Emily-Rose's rapist, Neil McNally, 33, was jailed last week at Leeds Crown Court, so she is free to talk

Emily-Rose's rapist, Neil McNally, 33, was jailed last week at Leeds Crown Court, so she is free to talk

'I first put details on my Facebook page when police were making an appeal to find the man who attacked me, I wanted to warn others to be safe.

'Unfortunately I was told to take it down until the case was over.'

Now, after Emily-Rose's rapist, Neil McNally, 33, was jailed last week at Leeds Crown Court, she is free to talk.

Taking to her Facebook page, Emily-Rose shared the outcome of the case with her 4,000 followers.

She said: 'Today's the day I can move on with my life. Most people know what happened to me and now I want to take the time to spread the word.

'You get brought up and you always get told not to talk to strangers, but the older you get the less important it seems to become.

'I never thought

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