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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 results for crime type "Sexual offences" & area "Yorkshire and Humberside"

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

Six men convicted of Rotherham grooming gang offences

UPDATED: Five men were sentenced on 30 August 2018. Read the notes to editors for the full breakdown of their sentences.

Six men have been convicted of grooming young girls in Rotherham in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

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

Rapist sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment for attack on vulnerable woman

Matthew Jowitt, aged 18 has today (22 August) at Sheffield Crown Court been sentenced to eight years' imprisonment and four years on extended license, for raping and sexually assaulting a woman with learning difficulties as she walked to work. The woman was dragged into woodland when the attack took place on 14 May.

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

Sexual predator who targeted young women in Hull jailed

A sexual predator who admitted to preying on young women in Hull was given an eight-and-a-half year prison sentence at Sheffield Crown Court today.

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

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

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