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Showing 1 - 10 of 18 results for crime type "Sexual offences" & area "Yorkshire and Humberside"

Pawel Relowicz guilty of murdering 21-year-old Hull student Libby Squire

Meat plant worker and father-of-two, Pawel Relowicz, 25, has been found guilty today (11 February) at Sheffield Crown Court of the rape and murder of 21-year-old Libby Squire on 1 February 2019.

| Press Release , Violent crime, Sexual offences , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Former Bradford City player Tyrell Robinson sentenced to three-and-a-half years for child sex offences

Tyrrell Robinson (23), a former Bradford City footballer, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison at Bradford Crown Court today (26 January.)

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Yorkshire and Humberside News

78-year-old man extradited from Australia sentenced to seven years for child sex offences

A wanted man who fled to Australia 25 years ago has been jailed today at Grimsby Crown Court for multiple sex offences against four children.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Yorkshire and Humberside News

Grimsby: Violent rapist sentenced

Henry Froggatt, 25, has been sentenced to 14 years and ten months after pleading guilty to physically assaulting and raping a young woman in Grimsby during the early hours of 10 March 2019.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Yorkshire and Humberside News

Seven convicted of multiple sex offences against young girls in Huddersfield area

Seven defendants have today been convicted of multiple sexual offences relating to the sexual exploitation of two young girls in the Huddersfield area between 1995 and 2007. They will all be sentenced tomorrow.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Care worker jailed for raping vulnerable adult while she was in respite care

A CARE worker from Leeds who admitted raping and impregnating a vulnerable woman in his care was given an extended sentence totalling 15 years yesterday (Monday 17 February).

| Press Release , Sexual offences , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Former Ampleforth monk jailed for child sex offences

A former parish priest and Ampleforth monk has been jailed for 20 years and ten months at York Crown Court today (12 February) for the sexual abuse of three boys over 30 years ago.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Fake taxi driver given 12 years for attack on student

Muhanad Adem was sentenced to 12 years in prison at Leeds Crown Court for raping a University of Leeds student. A jury took less than three hours to reach a unanimous guilty verdict on 20 December 2019.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Brutal Bradford rapist sentenced to life

A brutal rapist who deliberately initiated relationships with vulnerable women has been sentenced to life, to serve a minimum of nine years, at Bradford Crown Court today (23 October) for raping and assaulting two women in 1985 and in 1999.

| Press Release , Sexual offences, Violent crime , CPS, Yorkshire and Humberside News

Electrician sentenced to life for raping pensioner

Jobbing electrician Daniel Plain was sentenced to life with a minimum tariff of ten years at Leeds Crown Court on 11 October for raping and sexually assaulting a 67 year old lady in her own home.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Yorkshire and Humberside News

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