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2014/11/26 12:58
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AN innocent taxi driver was set upon by two dogs during a ‘terrifying’ street robbery in Accrington town centre, a court was told. Guy Anthony Wallace, then 20, had set the large German Shepherd and...
2014/11/26 12:58
2014/11/26 12:58
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2014/11/25 09:58
2014/11/25 09:58
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A LEGAL executive who brandished an imitation firearm at an East Lancashire pub landlady has walked free from court after a recorder ruled the defendant had been suffering from severe...
2014/11/25 07:58
2014/11/25 07:58
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A MAN has admitted raping a teenage girl on playing fields near a school. At Preston Crown Court yesterday, Michael McQueenie, of Highbury Place, Blackburn, pleaded guilty to rape and sexual...
2014/11/24 18:47
2014/11/24 18:47
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A wheelchair bound granny has revealed she wishes her own grandson had been jailed after he stole almost £10,000 from her to fund his savage drug habit. Maureen Wilson had given her grandson Michael...
2014/11/24 18:23
2014/11/24 18:23
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A Blackburn man has admitted raping and sexually assaulting a vulnerable 14-year-old girl. Michael McQueenie, 28, of Highbury Place, Blackburn pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault at Preston...
2014/11/24 16:58
2014/11/24 16:58
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A MEAN thief fleeced his disabled 75-year-old grandmother of almost £10,000 and blew it on his £1,000-a -week cocaine addiction and booze binges. Michael Wilson, 31, had used wheelchair-bound victim...
2014/11/22 06:58
2014/11/22 06:58
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A BENEFITS cheat illegally claimed £50,000 after claiming her partner was merely an odd-job man. Kelly Young, 36, insisted Paul Carter was her landlord as part of a two-and-a-half year scam, Burnley...
2014/11/20 16:00
2014/11/20 16:00
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A 'RETAIL' dealer who struck twice while on bail and claimed he was put under pressure to sell hard drugs, has been locked up for three years and nine months. Adeel Hussain, 24, had stashes of...
2014/11/20 09:58
2014/11/20 09:58
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INTRUDERS who forced their way into the home of a 95-year-old man and his 86-year-old wife and robbed them in their own East Lancashire village home have been condemned. Detectives from East CID...
2014/11/17 17:58
2014/11/17 17:58
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A TAXI driver has been cleared by a jury of raping a teenage lesbian who he insisted had come onto him after a cab fare from Burnley town centre. Asif Akhtar, 36, had picked up the 19-year-old on...
2014/11/17 11:58
2014/11/17 11:58
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POLICE are appealing for help to trace a sex offender who is wanted after failing to appear at court. Kyle Killion, 20, whose last known address was Arran Street, Burnley was convicted on October...
2014/11/14 10:58
2014/11/14 10:58
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A 33-YEAR-OLD pervert was caught breaching a sexual offences prevention order because of a 'vigilante' poster and leaflet campaign. Blackburn magistrates heard police went to Jason Leonard's home...
2014/11/12 17:00
2014/11/12 17:00
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A MOTHER wrote to a court, agreeing that her son deserved prison for an assault which left his victim with two skull fractures. But Oscar Connolly, 19, escaped a jail term for provoking the violent...
2014/11/11 09:58
2014/11/11 09:58
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A HASLINGDEN man alleged to have followed children to school with his hand down his pants has denied getting sexual kicks from behaving indecently in front of youngsters. Antonio Teoli, 27, is said...
2014/11/10 16:58
2014/11/10 16:58
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A FORMER biology teacher has appeared before Blackburn magistrats charged with having a sexual relationship with a pupil more than 30 years ago. Joseph Cheesbrough, 65, who taught at St Hilda's RC...
2014/11/06 10:58
2014/11/06 10:58
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A CONVICTED rapist from Burnley, who pounced on his sick teenage victim at a party, has been told it was wrong he was not allowed to vote in a General Election. Sheraz Bhatti, of Ivy Street, twice...
2014/11/06 09:58
2014/11/06 09:58
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A TEACHER caught in a 'paedophile' sting trying to meet what he believed was a school girl for sex has been banned from the profession for life. David Simpson, 49, from Oak Street, Accrington, was...
2014/11/06 06:58
2014/11/06 06:58
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TWO parents who failed to take their baby boy to hospital despite him having nine broken bones face jail after they pleaded guilty to child cruelty charges. Tracy McKenzie and Scott Colman both...
2014/11/05 18:36
2014/11/05 18:36
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A perverted Lancashire teacher who sent a young girl a photo of his penis has been banned from the country’s classrooms for life. The ban, imposed on David Simpson, 50, on behalf of Education...
2014/11/05 01:11
2014/11/05 01:11
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BITER: Hayley Jones was like a 'mad person' [Cavendish Press] And Hayley Jones, 34, erupted into rages after downing cider and wine on wild nights out. She bit chip shop boss Paulos Iasonides for 40...
2014/11/26 12:58
2014/11/26 12:58
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