Man, 69, jailed for knocking teenager off bike in road rage row – The Guardian

Posted September 12th, 2019 in assault, bicycles, dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, road traffic, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who used his 4×4 to knock down a teenage cyclist before beating him up and trashing his new bicycle during a road rage row has been jailed for six months.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 11th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Woman jailed for punching Muslim woman and ripping her hijab off – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in alcohol abuse, assault, hate crime, Islam, news, police, racism, sentencing, suspended sentences, taxis by tracey

‘A care assistant has been jailed for 20 months after attacking two shoppers and ripping one’s hijab off.’

Full Story

The Independent, 10th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Vincent Fuller: White supremacist jailed for launching far-right terror attack a day after Christchurch shootings – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in assault, attempted murder, hate crime, Islam, news, offensive weapons, racism, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A far-right terrorist who tried to kill Muslims in a rampage the day after the Christchurch attack has been jailed for more than 18 years.’

Full Story

The Independent, 11th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Only one in four criminals jailed for attacking police officers, Home Secretary reveals – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 10th, 2019 in assault, news, police, sentencing, statistics by tracey

‘Only a quarter of criminals convicted of attacking police officers have been jailed since tough new laws were introduced, the Home Secretary has revealed.’

Full speech

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 9th September 2019

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police call for crackdown on ‘rape porn’ after man copied videos in London sex attack – The Independent

‘Police have called for a crackdown on “rape porn” after a man appeared to imitate videos he had watched in a sex attack in London.’

Full Story

The Independent, 8th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Settling for nil damages can still be a genuine Part 36 offer – MR v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2019] EWHC 1970 QB – Zenith PI

Posted September 6th, 2019 in assault, costs, damages, false imprisonment, harassment, news, part 36 offers, police by tracey

‘The appellant was arrested on suspicion of harassment but was later released without charge, after police had taken fingerprints and DNA samples. The appellant issued a claim for false imprisonment and assault.’

Full Story

Zenith PI, 5th September 2019

Source: zenithpi.wordpress.com

More violent crime reported on British railways – BBC News

Posted September 5th, 2019 in assault, news, police, railways, sexual offences, statistics, theft, violence by tracey

‘Crime recorded on British railways increased by 12% last year including a rise in the number of violent and sexual offences, new figures show.’

Full Story

BBC News, 5th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Offer to settle for no damages was valid under part 36 – Litigation Futures

‘An offer to settle a case for no damages but an admission of liability was a valid part 36 offer and it was not unjust to apply the usual consequences of beating an offer when the claimant won at trial, the High Court has ruled.’

Full Story

Litigation Futures, 28th August 2019

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

Simon Dobbin: Brain-damaged football fan’s family want law change – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2019 in assault, medical treatment, news, sentencing, sport, violent disorder by sally

‘The family of a football fan who suffered horrific injuries at the hands of hooligan opposition fans are campaigning for a change in the law.’

Full Story

BBC News, 24th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police chief: Attackers of PCs ‘must be jailed, no ifs no buts’ – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2019 in assault, emergency services, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Harsher sentences for people who attack police officers “would be very welcome”, the head of the national body for police bosses has said.’

Full Story

BBC News, 25th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

CPS investigates GMP officers after man found unresponsive in police van – The Guardian

‘Five police officers are under investigation by the Crown Prosecution Service after a man was found unresponsive in a police van in Oldham and later pronounced dead in hospital.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 20th August 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Assault and self-harm hit record levels in jails in England and Wales – The Guardian

‘Assaults and incidents of self-harm in prisons in England and Wales have reached new highs, prompting fresh warnings that authorities are failing inmates.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 25th July 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Surge in youth prison violence sparks call to close institutions – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2019 in assault, news, prisons, statistics, violence, young offenders by sally

‘Assaults in youth prisons in England and Wales have risen by almost two-thirds over the last five years, a Guardian analysis has found.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 21st July 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Three jailed for detergent attack on pregnant teenager – BBC News

‘Three people who forced laundry detergent into a pregnant teenager’s mouth as they tried to make her have a miscarriage have been jailed.’

Full Story

BBC News, 8th July 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Nigel Farage milkshake attack man convicted and sentenced – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted June 21st, 2019 in assault, community service, criminal damage, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage MEP during a political campaign tour of Newcastle has pleaded guilty to the attack at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court today (18 June)’

Full Story

Crown Prosecution Service, 18th June 2019

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Girl gang members spared jail after bus stop attack on student – The Guardian

‘Four members of a girl gang who inflicted a “sustained and horrific” bus stop attack on a frightened Egyptian student who later died have been given non-custodial sentences.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 19th June 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Jack Shepherd sentenced to four more years for wounding with intent – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man has admitted hitting a member of bar staff over the head with a bottle of vodka after being refused alcohol and has been sentenced to four more years in custody..’

Full Story

Crown Prosecution Service, 6th June 2019

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault – The Guardian

‘The Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting white schoolgirls.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 15th May 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

London ‘boy-snatch robbery’ moped gang jailed – BBC News

‘Members of a moped gang who threatened to hurt a woman’s three-year-old son in a “shocking” attempted robbery have been jailed.’

Full Story

BBC News, 13th May 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Private jails more violent than public ones, data analysis shows – The Guardian

‘Private prisons are more violent than public jails, according to data analysis that raises questions over the government’s plans to pursue its prisons-for-profit model.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 13th May 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com