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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 results for crime type "Sexual offences" & area "Yorkshire and Humberside"

Man jailed for life for brutal sex attack in Leeds

A man who raped and assaulted a woman in Leeds city centre after following her as she walked home has today (18 April) been jailed.

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

Man jailed for possession of more than two million indecent images and hoard of firearms

A pensioner found with two million indecent images of children and a stash of illegal firearms hidden in an underground bunker has today (11 March) been sentenced to almost 13 years in prison.

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

Bradford sex gang jailed today over multiple child sexual exploitation offences

Nine men who were found guilty of a range of sexual offences against two young and vulnerable victims have been sentenced to a total of more than 132 years today.

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

Child sex abuser Elliott Appleyard jailed for 20 years

Elliott Appleyard (71) has been sentenced at Leeds Crown Court today (25 January) to 20 years in prison for a string of child sex offences.

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Huddersfield man sentenced to 14 years for rape and kidnap

Malcolm Lockwood (55) has been sentenced to 14 years and six months today at Leeds Crown Court. Lockwood was found guilty by a jury in November 2018 of three counts of rape, one count of sexual assault, one count of kidnap, one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and one count of making threats to kill.

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

Twenty men convicted of multiple sex offences against young girls

Twenty men have been jailed for serious sexual offences in Huddersfield following a series of trials.

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

Former vicar from Hull sentenced to 12 years for child sex offences

Terrence Grigg, a former rector of St Mary’s Church, Cottingham, Hull, has today been sentenced to 12 years in prison at Hull Crown Court. 

Yesterday a jury convicted Grigg of 14 child sex offences against four victims between the mid 1980s and the early 1990s.

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Man convicted of raping girls in Rotherham

A man who sexually abused three girls has been convicted today (3 May) in one of a series of trials connected to allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham.

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

UPDATE: Man sentenced for raping teenage girl in Rotherham during early 2000s

A man who raped a teenager on two occasions in the early 2000s has been convicted today (9 February) in one of a series of trials connected to allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham.

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Teenagers sentenced to 26 years for brutal sex attacks on Sheffield woman

Aquib Ahmed (19) and a second teenager aged 16 who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been sentenced to 20 years and six years respectively for the repeated rape of a Sheffield woman in her 20s. They both pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence at an earlier hearing.

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