Teen victim of serial rapist Joseph McCann says probation service ‘failed’ her – The Sun

A TEEN victim of serial rapist Joseph McCann has said the probation service “failed” to keep her and her family safe.

The 17-year-old and her younger brother were attacked in their family home last May after he tied up their mum.

A Government report found that the probation service “did not manage McCann effectively”.

After being freed from prison in January 2019, McCann committed a string of attacks.

His young victim said she has "developed really bad anxiety" following the attack.

She explained: "Before any of this happened I had a lovely home, a close family and a really good job."

"After this happened I lost everything, including my family home of 12 years and my relationship with my family."

"I struggle to sleep each night and live in fear."

"I can't be in places on my own and my confidence has gone down since the incident."

During the attack, the 17-year-old managed to free her family after jumping out of a first-floor window, and she said being her "family's hero" helps her get out of bed every day.

He was handed 33 life sentences last December.

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