Clown Jailed For Raping Teen 4 Times In Back Of His Van On "Road Trip"

Posted by Annie N. in News On 4th November 2021

Trigger Warning: Sexual abuse. Man who worked as professional clown r*ped teenager 4 times in the 90s while on a ‘road trip’. The man who is now 67 has finally been jailed.

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A man by the name of Stanley Smiles, 67 used to work as a professional clown in the 1990s. During the course of his entertainment career he r*ped a teenger four times in his van.

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The crime occurred two decades ago but has finally met a conclusion with Smiles finally behind bars.

After being haunted by the traumatising incident for decades, the victim finally decided to come forward in 2018 and filed a report against Smiles which led to his arrest.

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The clown, magician and balloon artist reportedly r*ped the young woman in his van which he parked at different locations while on tour.

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The victim also revealed she was also r*ped at the home of another entertainer and by another man who she could not identify.

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The victim only came forward after the death of her parents as she wanted to keep the traumatic incidents a secret from them.

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She did however receive therapy and medication to help her with her mental health and deep trauma as a result of these attacks. She also kept her treatment secret from her parents during their lives.

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Smiles was arrested in Northumberland where he was now a fisheries manager. 

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Smiles will be serving 17 years in prison.

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