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'There is no hiding place for people like you,' council leader warns Rotherham child abusers following first convictions in CSE investigation

A council leader has warned Rotherham paedophiles 'there is no hiding place for people like you,' following the first convictions in a National Crime Agency investigation into historical child sexual exploitation in the town.

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Arshid Hussain's alleged victim gave evidence at Sheffield Crown Court this morning

'It was like a free-for-all among South Yorkshire men who sexually abused me,' alleged victim tells court

A young woman, who was allegedly sexually abused by a South Yorkshire man and his family when she was 13-years-old, says it was like a ‘free-for-all’ among the group of men after the first incident of rape.

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Hooded thugs rob woman near entrance to South Yorkshire alleyway

A 36-year-old woman was robbed by the entrance to a South Yorkshire alleyway by three hooded thugs, who fled the scene on their bikes after their terrified victim started screaming.

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Adam Phipps, 27, of Lyncroft Close at Brinsworth, was stopped on Hollowgate in Rotherham town centre at around 1.55am on Sunday, January 16 this year by police who suspected him of driving under the influence of drink.

South Yorkshire doorman crashed after driving wrong way around roundabout during police chase

A South Yorkshire doorman has been hauled before the courts for dangerous driving, after he drove the wrong way around a roundabout and crashed his car while attempting to escape police officers who had stopped him for drink-driving.

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(L-R) Makhmood, Ali and Iqbal have been jailed for a total of 21 years and nine months for 15 offences of indecent assault carried out against a girl aged between 12 and 13-years-old

Member of South Yorkshire gang jailed for abusing 13-year-old girl shouted 'no justice' as he left court

One member of a group of South Yorkshire men, jailed for over 21-years for grooming and abusing a young girl, shouted 'no justice' as he was escorted out of the court to begin his sentence.
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The three defendants arrive at Sheffield Crown Court. L-R: Sajid Ali; Riaz Makhmood; Zaheer Iqbal

BREAKING: Three South Yorkshire men found guilty of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

A jury unanimously convicted three South Yorkshire men of 15 sex offences relating to the abuse of a 12-year-old girl at Sheffield Crown Court just a few moments ago.
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The three defendants arrive at Sheffield Crown Court. L-R: Sajid Ali; Riaz Makhmood; Zaheer Iqbal

South Yorkshire men accused of abusing 12-year-old girl say they have 'never met' their alleged victim

Three South Yorkshire men accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl for a period of a year all deny any wrongdoing, with two claiming they have never met their alleged victim, a court heard.
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During a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court this morning, Judge David Dixon sentenced Ashley Godberfor 14 sex offences and one charge of possessing indecent images of a child he admitted to at an earlier hearing.

Sheffield man jailed for abusing two children under the age of 10

A Sheffield man has been jailed for six years after admitting to abusing two children under the age of 10, both of whom he hoped would replicate sex acts they had seen on pornography he forced them to watch.
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Arshid Hussain, 42, went on trial at Sheffield Crown Court today, accused of one count of indecent assault relating to the incident which is alleged to have taken place in Rotherham between January and February2003, when he was aged 27.

South Yorkshire man 'goaded' 13-year-old girl into performing sex act on him in his car, court told

A South Yorkshire man ‘goaded’ a 13-year-old girl into performing a sex act on him in his car, as part of a campaign of sexual exploitation against the girl carried out by him and his relatives, a court has heard.
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Appeal for firearms, knives and offensive weapons to be handed in

Police forces are appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns with a national two week surrender of firearms and ammunition, which started yesterday.

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Keeley Roe, Centre Manager and Forensic Examiner and Dr. Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, pictured at the Sexual Assault Referral Centre. Picture: Marie Caley

20 per cent increase in referrals at Sheffield Sexual Abuse Referral Centre since last year

'We believe you, we will help you and we will respect your decision on what to do next' - that is the message staff at the Sheffield Sexual Assault Referral Centre want to send out to victims across South Yorkshire.
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Gaskin was sentenced to 50-months in prison during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court today

Thug robbed Doncaster man after taking offence to him saying 'excuse me'

A Doncaster bus passenger was left 'frightened' after a thug on the bus he was on robbed him when he took offence to the man saying 'excuse me' as he attempted to move up the vehicle.

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During a sentencing hearing at Sheffield Crown Court today Judge Michael Slater sentenced Diana Clegg to 12 months in prison, suspended for two years, for two counts of fraud.

Callous carer who stole over £11k from elderly South Yorkshire woman given suspended sentence

A callous carer, who stole more than £11,000 from the vulnerable South Yorkshire woman she was employed to care for has been given a suspended prison sentence - and has been told she will not have to repay her elderly victim anything.
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During a sentencing hearing at Sheffield Crown Court today Judge Michael Slater sentenced Diana Clegg to 12 months in prison, suspended for two years, for two counts of fraud.

Callous carer who stole over £11k from elderly South Yorkshire woman given suspended sentence

A callous carer, who stole more than £11,000 from the vulnerable South Yorkshire woman she was employed to care for has been given a suspended prison sentence - and has been told she will not have to repay her elderly victim anything.

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Reece Askin, 21, was sentenced to 30 months at a young offenders' institute during a sentencing hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, November 6.

Doncaster man jailed for rape of child under age of 13

A Doncaster man has been jailed for raping a female child under the age of 13 in 2012.

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Jordan Hill, 21, was stabbed to death at his home in Southey Avenue, Longley on March 23 this year

Re-trial set for man accused of stabbing Sheffield dad to death

A date has been set for the re-trial of a man accused of stabbing a Sheffield dad to death in his home in order to steal £300 from him.

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Family of teen killed by train at Meadowhall pay tribute to 'beautiful, kind, caring and loving young woman'

The family of a 'loving' Sheffield girl, who died after being struck by a train at Meadowhall Interchange following a three-year battle with mental health problems, have warned of the damage hurtful insults can cause.
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Daisy French sadly passed away after being hit by a train at Meadowhall Interchange on April 19 this year

Sheffield coroner calls for 'lessons to be learned' in city's mental health services after girl, 16, took her own life

A coroner, presiding over an inquest into the death of a ‘beautiful’ teenager who took her own life after a three-year battle with mental illness, has called for ‘lessons to be learned’ in Sheffield’s mental health services for adolescents.

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Girl, 16, was hit by train at Meadowhall after three-year battle with mental health problems, inquest hears

A 'bright' Sheffield teenager, who lost her life when she was struck by a train at Meadowhall, had been battling mental health problems for more than three years, an inquest heard.
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The scene of the cash machine theft at McColl's, High Street, Crowle

Police appeal after cash point theft

Police are appealing for information following the theft of a cash machine from a shop in Crowle.

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