Oliver Barrie will be sentenced next month (Image: Daily Record)
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Victims of a vile double rapist who terrorised schoolgirls have spoken out after he was finally brought to justice.
Oliver Barrie was just 14 when he began subjecting the girls to horrific sexual and physical abuse more than seven years ago.
Now 22, he has been convicted of raping two girls, who were just 13 and 15 at the time, and punching them both when they feared they might be pregnant.
Both victims told how Barrie, from Ayr, destroyed their lives and left them suffering long-term trauma, the Daily Record reports.
They spoke out in the hope they can help other victims of abuse to find the courage to come forward.
One of the women, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said: “He took away my childhood. I’m not the person I used to be and I still struggle every day because of what he’s done to me.”
Barrie was convicted after a trial at the High Court in Glasgow last week and is now in custody awaiting sentence.
The abuse began when Barrie was 14
(Image: Daily Record)
A jury convicted him of raping his first victim, a 13-year-old girl, between October 2013 and April 2014, when he was aged between 14 and 15.
He was also convicted of assaulting the schoolgirl at an Ayr property and in a car park on various occasions between April 2013 and July 2015, repeatedly punching her on the body when he believed she might be expecting a baby.
Now 21, she said: “I met him when I was in first year and he was in third year.
“He’s got a way with words and can talk his way into getting what he wants. He knows exactly what to say to make you feel guilty.
“He became quite abusive very early on, saying, ‘If you just hurry up and do it I’ll stop nagging you.’ One minute he made you feel like such a special person then he would just turn.
“He did all of this horrendous stuff to me when I was just a child.”
The victim buried the abuse she suffered and began to struggle with her mental health because of it.
She said: “I ended up going to therapy and that really helped me realise he was really dangerous.”
The victim only opened up about her experience after police arrived at her door following a report from Barrie’s second victim.
She said: “I decided I needed to speak out because he’s a danger to every young woman. He really terrifies me.”
The case was heard at the High Court in Glasgow
Barrie’s second victim was 15 when she was assaulted by him between June and December 2014, also fearing she was pregnant and being punched by him.
She was raped by him when she was 16 in June 2015.
Now 22, she said: “He was very manipulative and cheated on me with 26 different people I know of. He secluded me from everyone and controlled every aspect of my life.
“He would force me to stay on FaceTime all the time and abuse me saying, ‘Do this and I’ll stop asking.’ He would make me fall asleep on FaceTime so he knew I wasn’t talking to anyone else.
“It was a constant cycle and there was no relief. I felt trapped and didn’t know what to do.”
The victim said she confided in Barrie when she feared she was pregnant and was “punched with full force in the stomach”, leaving her on the floor in tears.
She didn’t tell her parents what she had suffered for several years and only reported the abuse to police in 2018, with the support of Rape Crisis.
She said: “I wanted to save other girls from going through what we’ve experienced.
“I’ve been diagnosed with PTSD, severe depression and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, all as a result of what he’s done.”
Barrie will face sentence next month.