PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The man charged in a vicious sexual assault in Center City nearly two years ago will be going to prison for a very long time.
30-year-old Brandon Menley has been sentenced to 30-to-60 years behind bars.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling 400-Acre Wildfire In Burlington County, New Jersey
Authorities say Menley struck a woman with a hammer multiple times, strangled, then raped her in Center City in October 2014. He then allegedly stole hundreds of dollars from the victim.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Part of the assault was caught on surveillance video.
Investigators say Menley rented a storage locker shortly after the attack. It was there police recovered a hammer, the victim’s business card, and receipts for items purchased with the victim’s money.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Delaware Gov. John Carney, State Officials To Provide COVID-19 Update
Menley has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Rape and other offenses. Following his sentence, Menley faces 15 years of probation.