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“Dangerous” trio jailed for torturing vulnerable man in his own home

“Dangerous” trio jailed for torturing vulnerable man in his own home

Wed 13 Dec 2017

THREE men who tortured and locked a vulnerable man in a cupboard in his own home after taking over his property have been jailed for a total of 34 years.

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  • Police hunt sex beast

    Police hunt sex beast

    By Gareth Dennison on Mon 19 Apr 2010

    POLICE are investigating allegations of a serious sexual assault on a 54-year-old woman in the Wincobank area.

  • Plea for witnesses after family attacked

    Plea for witnesses after family attacked

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 16 Apr 2010

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a group of yobs attacked two men outside their home in Herringthorpe.

  • Gang in bank raid bid

    Gang in bank raid bid

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 15 Apr 2010

    A GANG of would-be robbers tried to break into a South Yorkshire bank by knocking through the wall of an empty shop next door

  • Arson blitz beats Rotherham firebugs

    Arson blitz beats Rotherham firebugs

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    ROTHERHAM'S arson incidents are down by a quarter over the last year as fire service prevention work continues to make a positive impact.

  • Plum job for Rotherham firefighter

    Plum job for Rotherham firefighter

    By Phil Turner on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    A ROTHERHAM firefighter has climbed almost to the top of the ladder with the county’s fire service.

  • Man in intensive care after 66,000-volt electric shock

    Man in intensive care after 66,000-volt electric shock

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    A WOULD-BE thief is in intensive care after suffering a serious electrical shock when he allegedly tried to steal metal from a Rotherham electricity substation.

  • Gas pipe thieves put lives at risk

    Gas pipe thieves put lives at risk

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    POLICE have issued an appeal for information after copper thieves sprung a gas leak that put lives at risk and caused disruption to train services.

  • Payback time for young offenders

    Payback time for young offenders

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    MEMBERS of the public are being given a say in how young offenders can “pay back” their community through unpaid work.

  • VIDEO: £40,000 jewellery raider in action

    VIDEO: £40,000 jewellery raider in action

    By Phil Turner on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    A HOODED burglary suspect has been caught on CCTV during a £40,000 jewellery raid on a Rotherham town centre shop.

  • Yobs caught . . .  by text!

    Yobs caught . . . by text!

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 09 Apr 2010

    A DISPERSAL order designed to beat anti-social behaviour among youths received a “superb response” from parents after they were informed—by text.

  • New witnesses in hunt for Julie's murderer

    New witnesses in hunt for Julie's murderer

    By Phil Turner on Thu 08 Apr 2010

    NEW witnesses have come forward in the hunt for the killer of brutally-stabbed Julie Gallagher.

  • Woman and grandchildren flee fire

    Woman and grandchildren flee fire

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 08 Apr 2010

    A GRANDMOTHER who discarded a cigarette in a waste basket was forced to rush her two grandchildren out of her home after it triggered a fire.

  • Rotherham fugitive back behind bars

    Rotherham fugitive back behind bars

    By Michael Upton on Thu 08 Apr 2010

    POLICE have thanked Advertiser readers and visitors to our website for their part in tracking down a Rotherham man who was on the run from prison.

  • Connect-IP joins CCTV crime fight

    Connect-IP joins CCTV crime fight

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 08 Apr 2010

    A HI-TECH Rotherham company is aiming to help other businesses switch on to crime-fighting with the next generation of CCTV systems.

  • Airlift drama after five hurt in Rotherham smash

    Airlift drama after five hurt in Rotherham smash

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 07 Apr 2010

    FLYING medics were called in after a head-on collision which left five people injured.