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Showing 1 - 10 of 43 results for crime type "Sexual offences" & area "Mersey-Cheshire"

Man jailed for raping a young girl over a number of years

A man has been jailed for 18 years for repeatedly raping a girl from when she was very young.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Man who abused three children over three decades jailed for 21 years

A 71-year-old man who sexually abused three children over three decades has been jailed for 21 years.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Woman football fan sentenced for sexual assault on a man at a match

A woman football fan who sexually assaulted a man at a match has been sentenced.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

'Violent and manipulative bully' guilty of multiple rapes and coercive behaviour

A man described as “a violent and manipulative bully” has been found guilty of multiple rapes, assaults and coercive and controlling behaviour against three women.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Man jailed for ten years for the sexual abuse of a teenage girl

A man who subjected a 15-year-old girl to ongoing sexual abuse and made her film herself engaging in degrading sexual acts has been found to be dangerous by Chester Crown Court and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment as part of an extended sentence.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Man who sexually assaulted an elderly woman at hospital jailed

A man who sexually assaulted an elderly patient at Liverpool’s Royal Hospital just a couple of months after he’d assaulted another woman has been jailed for three years.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Paedophile jailed for further offences linked to previously-jailed woman

A convicted paedophile has been sentenced for further offences which link him to a woman who has been jailed for life for child abuse.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Former primary school teacher jailed for child sexual abuse

A former primary school teacher has been jailed for the sexual abuse of two young girls.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

77-year-old man jailed for sexually abusing a young girl over three years

A 77-year-old man has been jailed for sexually abusing a young girl over three years. 

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

Man jailed for sexually abusing young girl and boy for years

A 74-year-old man has been jailed for 20 years for the sexual abuse of a young girl and a young boy over a period of years.

| Press Release , Sexual offences , Mersey-Cheshire News

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