A TEACHING assistant repeatedly raped a teenage boy in a grubby “intercourse pod” in the back of a classroom, a courtroom has heard.
Nicole Evelyn Woods, 55, had been mixing booze with amphetamines when she abused a 15-year-old pupil at a faculty in Melbourne, Australia after sending the teenager nude images of herself.
Instructing assistant Nicole Evelyn Woods, 55, repeatedly raped a teenage boy in a grubby “intercourse pod” in the back of a classroom, a courtroom heard[/caption]
The mum had been mixing booze with amphetamines when she abused a 15-year-old pupil at a faculty in Melbourne, Australia[/caption]
Mum Woods initially denied committing the sick offences up till the sufferer – now 19- was as a consequence of give proof in opposition to her.
She appeared earlier as we speak within the County Court docket of Victoria through video hyperlink and pleaded responsible to 2 prices of sexual penetration of a kid underneath 16.
Woods had joined the college as a instructor’s aide in 2016 to assist visually impaired college students, however later started a bootleg relationship with the teenager.
Whereas working on the faculty canteen, she would purchase meals for the boy and paid for his cell phone to be repaired.
Chilling Fb messages seen by authorities present Woods asking the boy to “come play” together with her within the “pod” in the back of the classroom.
The courtroom heard this was the primary of a number of sexual assaults dedicated in opposition to the boy over a five-month interval in 2016.
Woods had beforehand fled from the police once they discovered bare footage of her on the boy’s Fb account, setting off a nationwide man hunt.
She was present in December 2019, and has been behind bars in Victoria’s notorious Dame Phyliss Frost Centre since December 13 final yr.
In a press release, Woods confessed to sexually abusing the boy and mentioned she regretted her actions – regardless of beforehand telling a psychiatrist she believed they had been justified as the teenager had consented.
She mentioned: “It was a snap of the mind. It was simply so fallacious. I knew it was fallacious. I all the time wished somebody to like me.”
However a strong sufferer influence assertion heard by the courtroom described the boy being left “damaged” after the abuse.
It learn: “Darkish days, anger ache, can’t sleep correctly, sleep with knife, slicing myself.
“I’m not harmless anymore.”
Woods was additionally confronted by the boy’s mum in courtroom, who mentioned there was “no pleasure, no laughter” within the household’s life anymore.
The mum added: “I’ve locked issues in a piece of my head as a result of if I take into consideration them I worry it would tip me over the sting.”
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County courtroom choose George Georgiou mentioned that Woods “hasn’t accepted duty for her offending” regardless of acknowledging her wrongdoing.
Woods appeared through video hyperlink, as many areas within the state of Victoria are presently on lockdown following a worrying spike in coronavirus instances.
She shall be sentenced at a later date.
She had joined the college as a instructor’s aide in 2016 to assist visually impaired college students, however later started a bootleg relationship with the teenager[/caption]