A Wisconsin man who abducted a woman at Gurnee Mills nearly a year ago and sexually assaulted her was sentenced to the maximum sentence.
Richard Gallatin, 38, of Kenosha, Wis., will spend the next 120 years in prison. A judge handed down the punishment in Lake County, Ill., Thursday.
Associate Judge George Bridges called Gallatin "pure evil" and told him his "actions are appalling," according to the Sun-Times.
A jury found Gallatin guilty last month of aggravated criminal sexual assault, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and aggravated criminal sexual assault.
Gallatin took the woman from a parking lot at the shopping mall, forced her to drive him to an ATM and then to a remote location where he sexually assaulted her.
Judge Bridges pointed out during the sentencing the attack happened less than a month after Gallatin was released from prison in Wisconsin where he served time for attempted criminal sexual assault of a child in 2003.
Prosecutor Ken LaRue says the attack forced the victim, a 19-year-old woman from Grayslake, to struggle during her first year in college and to contract a sexually transmitted disease.
When asked if he had a comment in court, he said he had "nothing to say."