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18 April 2019
A brutal rapist who attacked his victim in Leeds and then fled to Sheffield has been sentenced to life in prison. Samuel Fortes, 27, of Ironside Road, Sheffield, attacked the 20-year-old woman in the early hours of Saturday 23 June (between 03:15 and 03:30am) under the flyover footbridge adjacent to Grace Street in Leeds city centre.
18 April 2019
A drink driver who drove the wrong way up a motorway slip road has been jailed for over nine years for causing the deaths of two men on the M62 last year. Taryl Moxam, aged 23, from Barlborough, Derbyshire, pleaded guilty on Tuesday (16/04) to causing the deaths of Adam Afsar and Jason Wilby by dangerous driving on 2 April 2018.
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Assault
Calderdale
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Theft From Shop
Wakefield
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Theft From Shop
Wakefield
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