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Daily Mirror
Child rapist 'flees to Pakistan' during trialHe was convicted in his absence and police believe that he fled the country dur
Child rapist 'flees to Pakistan' during trial
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 minutes ago
He was convicted in his absence and police believe that he fled the country during his trial. However he did not return to court and officers now believe Hussain fled the country through the port system. Hussain, of Rochdale , was found guilty of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria schoolboy murderers jailed for lifeA JUDGE has jailed two men for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Wa
Cumbria schoolboy murderers jailed for life
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
A JUDGE has jailed two men for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Watson. A third man has been caged for 10 years for his role in the 14-year-old's death. Mr Justice Nicholas Green sentenced George Thomson, 19, Brahnn Finley, 19, and... Read more
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chad
Man swung golf club at mum in ‘despicable’ attackA teenager swung a golf club at his mother and punched her in the face in a dru
Man swung golf club at mum in ‘despicable’ attack
chad / Posted 19 minutes ago
A teenager swung a golf club at his mother and punched her in the face in a drunken attack at their Newstead home that was described by a judge as “absolutely despicable”. “You could have killed her if you had hit in her in the wrong place,” Judge... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Man jailed after driving over wife’s new partnerA DAD caused horrific injuries to his wife’s new partner after driving over him
Man jailed after driving over wife’s new partner
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 25 minutes ago
A DAD caused horrific injuries to his wife’s new partner after driving over him in his car after the men had a fight. David Oddey suffered a broken pelvis and other serious injuries to his lower body during the attack by Joseph Smith. Smith went... Read more
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The News and Star
Swords and crossbows – the bedroom arsenal of a child killerIN STUNNED silence, the Jordan Watson murder trial jury studied the arsenal of
Swords and crossbows – the bedroom arsenal of a child killer
The News and Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
IN STUNNED silence, the Jordan Watson murder trial jury studied the arsenal of weapons laid out before them. For nearly 10 minutes, they stared at the deadly collection from George Thomson’s home – so numerous they covered four large tables in the... Read more
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The News and Star
Jordan Watson was victim of 'vicious and sadistic attack' - senior detectiveA detective leading the Jordan Watson investigation said the teenager was murde
Jordan Watson was victim of 'vicious and sadistic attack' - senior detective
The News and Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
A detective leading the Jordan Watson investigation said the teenager was murdered in a "vicious and sadistic attack". Detective Superintendent Andy Slattery was speaking outside Carlisle Crown Court as three men were jailed for killing the... Read more
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The News and Star
Jordan Watson murderers jailed for lifeA JUDGE has jailed two men for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Wa
Jordan Watson murderers jailed for life
The News and Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
A JUDGE has jailed two men for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Watson. A third man has been caged for 10 years for his role in the 14-year-old's death. Mr Justice Nicholas Green sentenced George Thomson, 19, Brahnn Finley, 19, and... Read more
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Northern Echo
62-OLD CHARGED WITH DAMAGING CARSNo pleas were entered at the brief hearing and the case was transferred to Tees
62-OLD CHARGED WITH DAMAGING CARS
Northern Echo / Posted 28 minutes ago
No pleas were entered at the brief hearing and the case was transferred to Teesside Crown Court to be heard on March 7. Chairman of the Bench Michael Poole told the defendant: "Having regard to the nature of the offences and the amounts involved,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Man jailed after driving over wife’s new partnerA DAD caused horrific injuries to his wife’s new partner after driving over him
Man jailed after driving over wife’s new partner
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 minutes ago
A DAD caused horrific injuries to his wife’s new partner after driving over him in his car after the men had a fight. David Oddey suffered a broken pelvis and other serious injuries to his lower body during the attack by Joseph Smith. Smith went... Read more
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Spalding Today
UPDATE, MONDAY, 1.10PM: Spalding takeaway shop owner jailed after showing ‘complete disregard for food safety’The owner of a Spalding takeaway has been jailed for serious hygiene breaches a
UPDATE, MONDAY, 1.10PM: Spalding takeaway shop owner jailed after showing ‘complete disregard for food safety’
Spalding Today / Posted 31 minutes ago
The owner of a Spalding takeaway has been jailed for serious hygiene breaches at his business, following a prosecution by South Holland District Council. Image of disrepair and standard of cleanliness ANL-160802-131613001 Rafat Thoun, who ran... Read more
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metro
Gang of 12 men jailed for 140 years for grooming and raping girlBradford Crown Court where the gang were jailed (Picture: Alamy) A gang of 12
Gang of 12 men jailed for 140 years for grooming and raping girl
metro / Posted 46 minutes ago
Bradford Crown Court where the gang were jailed (Picture: Alamy) A gang of 12 men have been jailed for a combined total of 140 years over the grooming and rape of a girl. They were found guilty of 16 offences started in May 2011 when the girl was... Read more
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Express and Star
West Midlands Police officer denies 'malicious' hoax kidnapping plot « Express & StarPc Amar Tasaddiq Hussain, 29, of the Birmingham West and Central Police Unit, a
West Midlands Police officer denies 'malicious' hoax kidnapping plot « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 57 minutes ago
Pc Amar Tasaddiq Hussain, 29, of the Birmingham West and Central Police Unit, appeared before Stafford Crown Court alongside 25-year-old Adil Bashir and Muhammad Sheikh, 31. The trio all pleaded not guilty today to two counts of conspiracy to... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Teenager who had sex with 14-old girl avoids jailAn autistic teenager who contacted a 14-year-old girl on Blackberry Messenger t
Teenager who had sex with 14-old girl avoids jail
Reading Evening Post / Posted 57 minutes ago
An autistic teenager who contacted a 14-year-old girl on Blackberry Messenger then persuaded the virgin into hotel sex twice, has avoided jail. He was able to contact the girl because one of her friends published her Blackberry PIN number online but... Read more
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The News and Star
Third Jordan Watson murder trial verdictThird man convicted of killing Jordan Watson. Daniel Johnston, 20, of Petteril
Third Jordan Watson murder trial verdict
The News and Star / Posted an hour ago
Third man convicted of killing Jordan Watson. Daniel Johnston, 20, of Petteril Bank Road, Harraby, was found not guilty of murdering the 14-year-old. However the jury this morning found him guilty of manslaughter. He is the third man to be... Read more
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The News and Star
Jordan Watson murderer jailed for lifeA JUDGE has jailed a man for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Wats
Jordan Watson murderer jailed for life
The News and Star / Posted an hour ago
A JUDGE has jailed a man for life for the brutal murder of teenager Jordan Watson. Mr Justice Nicholas Green is sentencing George Thomson, 19, Brahnn Finley, 19, and 20-year-old Daniel Johnston at Carlisle Crown Court. Thomson and Finley were found... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Anfield man admits dramatic West Derby scrambler bike gun chase Michael Byrne, 25, was spotted riding the bike and holding an Olympic model sta
Anfield man admits dramatic West Derby scrambler bike gun chase
Liverpool Echo / Posted an hour ago
Michael Byrne, 25, was spotted riding the bike and holding an Olympic model starter pistol in the Edge Lane area on the afternoon of October 18 last year. Armed police began a pursuit in the Prescot Road area which briefly entered the M62, before... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
MURDER TRIAL: Jury retires to consider verdictThe jury has been sent out to consider their verdict in the case of three men a
MURDER TRIAL: Jury retires to consider verdict
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
The jury has been sent out to consider their verdict in the case of three men accused of murdering a mum, her baby daughter and her friend in a flat fire in Langley Mill. Anthony Eyre, his brother, Simon, and father Peter, 44, are accused of... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Hopton man sentenced for possessing thousands of indecent images of children Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd. A 34-year-old man from Hopton has b
Hopton man sentenced for possessing thousands of indecent images of children
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted an hour ago
Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd. A 34-year-old man from Hopton has been sentenced after admitting possessing thousands of indecent images of children. Gavin... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Spencers Wood vicar pleads guilty to child sex offencesReverend Peter Jarvis, 51, pleaded guilty last week at Winchester Crown Court t
Spencers Wood vicar pleads guilty to child sex offences
Reading Evening Post / Posted an hour ago
Reverend Peter Jarvis, 51, pleaded guilty last week at Winchester Crown Court to two offences of causing or inciting sexual activity with a girls aged between 13 and 17 and to possessing an indecent image of a child. He will be sentenced on Friday,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Police hunting convicted rapist who is thought to have fled country during trialPolice hunting a convicted rapist who fled the country during his trial believe
Police hunting convicted rapist who is thought to have fled country during trial
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 hours ago
Police hunting a convicted rapist who fled the country during his trial believe he may now be in Pakistan. He was convicted in his absence and police believe that he fled the country during his trial. Hussain had claimed that a family member had... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Wandsworth prisoner sectioned after killing cellmate with TVA prisoner who admitted killing a fellow inmate at Wandsworth prison after seri
Wandsworth prisoner sectioned after killing cellmate with TV
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
A prisoner who admitted killing a fellow inmate at Wandsworth prison after seriously injuring a man on Wimbledon Common has been sectioned under the mental health act. Taras Nykolyn, 46, pleaded guilty on Friday, January 15, to the manslaughter of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Five Liverpool men admit involvement in £1.5m bank robbery conspiracyFive men arrested in dawn raids last year have admitted involvement in a £1.5m
Five Liverpool men admit involvement in £1.5m bank robbery conspiracy
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
Five men arrested in dawn raids last year have admitted involvement in a £1.5m bank robbery conspiracy. Today at Liverpool Crown Court , Kieron Anthony Whittle, 35, of Little Parkfield Road, Aigburth; John Paul Stewart, 30, Waverley Road, Aigburth;... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prosecutors slowed down CCTV in case of commuter cleared of 'bizarre' sex assault on actress"If we had not taken the steps we had, the CCTV would have been presented to th
Prosecutors slowed down CCTV in case of commuter cleared of 'bizarre' sex assault on actress
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
"If we had not taken the steps we had, the CCTV would have been presented to the jury at that amended speed." Mark Bagshaw, the defence solicitor, said: "The CCTV was served on us in a way in which had been altered. "The few seconds when my client... Read more
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chad
MURDER TRIAL: jury retires to consider verdict.The jury has been sent out to consider their verdict in the case of three men a
MURDER TRIAL: jury retires to consider verdict.
chad / Posted 2 hours ago
The jury has been sent out to consider their verdict in the case of three men accused of murdering a mum, her baby daughter and her friend in a flat fire in Langley Mill. Anthony Eyre, his brother, Simon, and father Peter, 44, are accused of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Chef gets 16 month jail term for series of theftsA CHEF who carried out a spate of offences over a five-month period has been ja
Chef gets 16 month jail term for series of thefts
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 hours ago
A CHEF who carried out a spate of offences over a five-month period has been jailed for 16 months. Matthew Bagnall-Nevers, of Nye Bevan Close, Oxford, admitted two counts of burglary and two counts of theft between June 7, 2015, and November 20,... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Llandudno estate agent pleads guilty to fraud after cheating 89-year-old womanAN estate agent tried to cheat an 89-year-old woman by buying her flat in his w
Llandudno estate agent pleads guilty to fraud after cheating 89-year-old woman
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 hours ago
AN estate agent tried to cheat an 89-year-old woman by buying her flat in his wife’s name at a reduced price with the aim of re-selling it immediately - for £10,000 more, a court heard. He’d failed to disclose a higher offer for the... Read more
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The News and Star
Trio to be sentenced for killing JordanTHREE men convicted of killing teenager Jordan Watson are set to be sentenced.
Trio to be sentenced for killing Jordan
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
THREE men convicted of killing teenager Jordan Watson are set to be sentenced. Prosecutor Simon Medland QC told Carlisle Crown Court the death of the 14-year-old was an "act of extraordinary brutality". He was addressing the court as Mr Justice... Read more
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The News and Star
Third Jordan Watson murder trial verdictBREAKING: Third man convicted of killing Jordan Watson. Daniel Johnston, 20, o
Third Jordan Watson murder trial verdict
The News and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
BREAKING: Third man convicted of killing Jordan Watson. Daniel Johnston, 20, of Petteril Bank Road, Harraby, was found not guilty of murdering the 14-year-old. However the jury this morning found him guilty of manslaughter. He is the third man to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Croxteth Crew killer Liam Duffy 'ran £4.6m heroin conspiracy from behind bars'A Liverpool crook jailed for his role in the gangland killing of teenager Liam
Croxteth Crew killer Liam Duffy 'ran £4.6m heroin conspiracy from behind bars'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
A Liverpool crook jailed for his role in the gangland killing of teenager Liam ‘Smigger’ Smith ran a multi-million pound drugs racket from his prison cell. He today faced another lengthy stretch behind bars after admitting orchestrating a drugs... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Midmore brother denies attacking Southampton mother with acidAn Old Malden man has denied attacking a mother with acid and leaving her with
Midmore brother denies attacking Southampton mother with acid
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
An Old Malden man has denied attacking a mother with acid and leaving her with severe burns to her face. Billy Midmore, 22, of Sheephouse Way, is charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, after Carla Whitlock was injured in an attack... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Chef gets 16 month jail term for series of theftsA CHEF who carried out a spate of offences over a five-month period has been ja
Chef gets 16 month jail term for series of thefts
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
A CHEF who carried out a spate of offences over a five-month period has been jailed for 16 months. Matthew Bagnall-Nevers, of Nye Bevan Close, Oxford, admitted two counts of burglary and two counts of theft between June 7, 2015, and November 20,... Read more
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Hunts Post
Cambridgeshire man who groomed and raped a teenage girl has been jailed for 16 years Farcet man, Imtiaz Baig, jailed for 16 years after grooming and raping a teen
Cambridgeshire man who groomed and raped a teenage girl has been jailed for 16 years
Hunts Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Farcet man, Imtiaz Baig, jailed for 16 years after grooming and raping a teenage girl A Cambridgeshire man who groomed a teenager via Facebook and then raped her... Read more
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Evening Standard
Conman faces jail for posing as the Pope’s banker in £73m fraudA flamboyant fraudster is facing jail for posing as the Pope’s banker to fleece
Conman faces jail for posing as the Pope’s banker in £73m fraud
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
A flamboyant fraudster is facing jail for posing as the Pope’s banker to fleece a shipping firm out of £73 million. Luis Nobre, 49, duped Dutch shipping company Allseas Group Ltd into handing over vast sums by claiming he could get returns of 1,200... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Harpenden crash death: Frail woman appears in court charged with dangerous drivingA frail 82-year-old woman appeared before a crown court judge accused of killin
Harpenden crash death: Frail woman appears in court charged with dangerous driving
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 hours ago
A frail 82-year-old woman appeared before a crown court judge accused of killing a tobacconist by dangerous driving. Joan Mitchelmore, who walks with a stick, is charged with causing the death of Colin Moxley, 67, when the VW Golf she was driving... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Members’ cash taken as community centre falls victim to burglary spreeA COMMUNITY centre is the latest place to be targeted in a spate of break-ins p
Members’ cash taken as community centre falls victim to burglary spree
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 hours ago
A COMMUNITY centre is the latest place to be targeted in a spate of break-ins police believe is a one-man crime spree. Members of the Northway Community Centre, in Dora Carr Close, said their “blood boiled” as they watched CCTV footage of the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Members’ cash taken as community centre falls victim to burglary spreeA COMMUNITY centre is the latest place to be targeted in a spate of break-ins p
Members’ cash taken as community centre falls victim to burglary spree
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
A COMMUNITY centre is the latest place to be targeted in a spate of break-ins police believe is a one-man crime spree. Members of the Northway Community Centre, in Dora Carr Close, said their “blood boiled” as they watched CCTV footage of the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow wife killer evidence still being investigatedA PROBE by '"cold case" investigators into evidence used to convict wife killer
Barrow wife killer evidence still being investigated
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
A PROBE by '"cold case" investigators into evidence used to convict wife killer Gordon Park is now into its sixth year. The Criminal Cases Review Commission say they continue to look into what is a complicated case which will take time. The... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Illegal immigrant jailed over large-scale cannabis factory found in east Ipswich house Inside the cannabis factory in Powling Road which Shefget Marku tended An il
Illegal immigrant jailed over large-scale cannabis factory found in east Ipswich house
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Inside the cannabis factory in Powling Road which Shefget Marku tended An illegal immigrant who was found in an Ipswich house which had been turned into a... Read more
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Pendle Today
‘Bad back’ stopped attacker doing unpaid work in communityA 20-year-old man spared jail after leaving his victim “very seriously injured”
‘Bad back’ stopped attacker doing unpaid work in community
Pendle Today / Posted 5 hours ago
A 20-year-old man spared jail after leaving his victim “very seriously injured” in a one blow attack flouted the sentence, a court heard. Burnley Crown Court was told how Luke Glover had last August been given 12 months in jail, suspended for two... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Wife killer evidence still being investigatedA PROBE by '"cold case" investigators into evidence used to convict wife killer
Wife killer evidence still being investigated
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
A PROBE by '"cold case" investigators into evidence used to convict wife killer Gordon Park is now into its sixth year. The Criminal Cases Review Commission say they continue to look into what is a complicated case which will take time. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Prisoner who climbed out of 10ft high dock and assaulted custody officer has jail term extendedA PRISONER who attempted to escape from the dock has had his jail sentence exte
Prisoner who climbed out of 10ft high dock and assaulted custody officer has jail term extended
Bolton News / Posted 6 hours ago
A PRISONER who attempted to escape from the dock has had his jail sentence extended. Scott Gore scaled a 10ft high dock at Bolton crown Court in November last year after a judge told him he would be jailed for 10 months. He has now been jailed for... Read more
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Express and Star
Recently released prisoner back behind bars after groping support worker « Express & StarGary Adams touched her on the breast over her clothing while the pair were in t
Recently released prisoner back behind bars after groping support worker « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Gary Adams touched her on the breast over her clothing while the pair were in the office together on January 6, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told. Mr Edward Soulsby, prosecuting, explained: "She pushed him away so that he could not take things... Read more
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Express and Star
Sandra Nowocinska death: Boyfriend accused of starting fatal flat fire « Express & StarUnder cross-examination at Worcester Crown Court the jury was told Fabian Kobus
Sandra Nowocinska death: Boyfriend accused of starting fatal flat fire « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Under cross-examination at Worcester Crown Court the jury was told Fabian Kobusinski owed his landlord nearly £1,500 and was unhappy promised repairs to the property had not been carried out. His girlfriend Sandra Nowocinska was killed in the fire... Read more
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Bolton News
Prisoner who climbed out of 10ft high dock and assaulted police officer has jail term extendedA PRISONER who attempted to escape from the dock has had his jail sentence exte
Prisoner who climbed out of 10ft high dock and assaulted police officer has jail term extended
Bolton News / Posted 7 hours ago
A PRISONER who attempted to escape from the dock has had his jail sentence extended. Scott Gore scaled a 10ft high dock at Bolton crown Court in November last year after a judge told him he would be jailed for 10 months. He has now been jailed for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
JAILED: 'Sofa surfing' teen raided home of ‘vulnerable’ 86-old womanA TEENAGER who raided the home of an 86-year-old woman in Accrington has been s
JAILED: 'Sofa surfing' teen raided home of ‘vulnerable’ 86-old woman
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
A TEENAGER who raided the home of an 86-year-old woman in Accrington has been sentenced to 16 months behind bars. The victim Jean Midgeley later told police that she felt ‘vulnerable’ about returning home after she had been burgled by 18-year-old... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds gangster’s girlfriend jailed for buying bulletsA woman who bought bullets for a revolver on the orders of her gangster boyfrie
Leeds gangster’s girlfriend jailed for buying bullets
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 13 hours ago
A woman who bought bullets for a revolver on the orders of her gangster boyfriend has been jailed. Kaphia Dennis was caught after police bugged her boyfriend Simon Johnson’s car and they were recorded discussing buying deadly ammunition. “Gangsters... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Leader is jailed for gang rape of 11-year-old in East Ham A teenage gang leader who raped a “vulnerable and lonely” 11-year-old girl du
Leader is jailed for gang rape of 11-year-old in East Ham
Newham Recorder / Posted 13 hours ago
A teenage gang leader who raped a “vulnerable and lonely” 11-year-old girl during a series of horrific sex attacks has been jailed for five years. Ibraheem “Ibby” Giwa, 15 and his... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Artist reveals nightmare after being cleared of sexual assault on actressAcross the concourse came an award-winning star of film, TV, theatre and radio.
Artist reveals nightmare after being cleared of sexual assault on actress
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
Across the concourse came an award-winning star of film, TV, theatre and radio. She had just been to a yoga class and was heading to a rehearsal. Neither knew the other. Mark wanders through busy station with paper in one hand and bag in the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Locked up: Some of the Greater Manchester criminals put behind bars this weekThese are the faces of some of the criminals put behind bars this week. They i
Locked up: Some of the Greater Manchester criminals put behind bars this week
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 hours ago
These are the faces of some of the criminals put behind bars this week. They include a man jailed for life after ‘battering’ an Oldham paramedic to death, a pair of bungling bank raiders caught after a stolen ATM fell out the back of their getaway... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cambridge don told to repay £150k or face extra jail time over fake digs scamDavid Barrowclough, 49, a former tutor and Fellow of Wolfson College who has wr
Cambridge don told to repay £150k or face extra jail time over fake digs scam
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
David Barrowclough, 49, a former tutor and Fellow of Wolfson College who has written books on history, is already serving a six-year sentence after being convicted of nine counts of false accounting last September. Huntingdon Crown Court,... Read more
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