Thu 14 Dec 2017
A MAN threatened convenience store staff with a knife before fleeing empty-handed.
By Michael Upton on Fri 04 Nov 2016
JUDGE Sarah Wright outlined the horrific impact a grooming and sex abuse gang of eight Rotherham men had left on their vulnerable teenage victims as she jailed the abusers for a total of 96 years.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 04 Nov 2016
FOUR brothers who were instrumental in grooming and sexually exploiting schoolgirls in Rotherham have all now been jailed.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 21 Oct 2016
LICENSING powers confiscated by the Government are set to be returned to Rotherham Borough Council.
By Michael Upton on Mon 17 Oct 2016
CAMPAIGNING MP Sarah Champion and her Labour colleagues Kevin Barron and John Healey have welcomed the conviction of eight men from Rotherham for child sexual exploitation offences.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 14 Oct 2016
A DANGEROUS sex offender who abused girls with disabilities has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 04 Oct 2016
THE level of detail an alleged child abuse victim gave in evidence about defendants who claim they have never met her was “pretty impressive”, a prosecutor told a jury.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 30 Sep 2016
A FORMER taxi driver said he was “shocked” and “gutted” when a rape complainant identified him as her attacker, a court heard.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 29 Sep 2016
A MAN accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl has told a court she had made up the allegations because he “didn’t get on with her former partner.”
By Adele Forrest on Wed 28 Sep 2016
A MAN accused of sexually assaulting three young girls lied about not knowing his co-defendants, a jury was told today.
A MAN who was allegedly part of a grooming gang has told a jury he has never been friends with his co-defendants.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 27 Sep 2016
A WOMAN who said she fled Rotherham as a teenager to escape the men who had raped her later claimed she had been paid to lead Rotherham Borough Council training on abuse — four years before the Jay Report was published.
POLICE reimbursed a rape complainant with £140 after losing the clothes she claimed she had been sexually assaulted in, a court heard.
By Adele Forrest on Mon 26 Sep 2016
A COURT has heard how a man interviewed over child rape allegations claimed police questioned him over the same accusations more than a decade earlier - before releasing him and apologising.
THE PARENTS of a woman who claims she was sexually exploited by a group of men when she was a schoolgirl told a court how their daughter revealed when she was 13: “They've been raping me.”
By Adele Forrest on Fri 23 Sep 2016
A BARRISTER defending a man accused of sexually assaulting three women has claimed one woman lied about the abuse and inferred she was motivated by compensation.