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Man sentenced after throwing woman’s phone at her face following assault

A man ignored a woman's pleas to call an ambulance after pushing her to the floor then snatched her phone and threw it at her.The mobile phone hit her in the face and left her...

Jail for Nottingham man who left teenage girl with lifetime injuries after high speed ‘rampage’ on A610

A teenage girl will have to wear a leg splint for the rest of her life after a callous driver travelling at twice the speed limit knocked her down and left her for dead.Kwame McKenzie...

Disqualified driver jailed after leading officers on 70mph chase through Notts streets

An uninsured and disqualified driver drove at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour through residential areas as he mounted a desperate bit to escape from police.Samuel Pickering, 30, was spotted driving with no...

Sexual abuse survivors help bring ‘predatory paedophile’ to justice

Police have praised the courage of two child sexual abuse survivors who exposed a predatory paedophile and helped bring him to justice.Paul Dixon, 59, was today found guilty of four counts of sexual activity with...

Notts estate agent sells up after accountant steals £7,850 to cover personal debts

An estate agent had to sell her business after her accountant stole thousands of pounds from the company over a 12-month period.Michael Twitty, 46, stole a total of £7,850 in cash letting payments from Pure...

Notts man sentenced after breaking seven-month-old baby’s leg

A man who caused grievous bodily harm to a seven-week-old baby, leaving her with a broken leg, has been sentenced.Kieron Platten told police and hospital staff that he heard a clicking noise while changing her...

Two men jailed for over 17 years in total for drug and knife-related offences

Two men have been locked up for a combined 17-and-a-half years connected to drug and knife-related offences.Jayvarn Booth, 20, was given a total of 11-and-a-half years' detention after pleading guilty to charges of grievous bodily...

Brothers jailed for attempted burglary of home in Henry Road, West Bridgford

Two brothers caught on CCTV as they tried to break into a home in West Bridgford have been jailed for a combined two-and-a-half years.John Sisson, 44, of Sneinton Boulevard, Sneinton, and Roy Sisson, 42, of...

Driver who drove without headlights at night on wrong side of the road at 85 mph through Sneinton jailed

A dangerous driver who drove on the wrong side of the road reaching 85mph in a residential area has been jailed.Banned driver Ricky Pritchard was behind the wheel of a BMW in Sneinton last...

Video shows police responding to Keyworth 999 call after woman tied up at knifepoint – two jailed for 18 years combined

Two men who carried out a horrifying aggravated burglary have today (Friday 12 February) been jailed for a combined total of 18 years, ten months.Harrowing footage shows police responding to a distressing 999 call involving...

Men jailed after using stolen digger to steal cash machine from Notts shop

A gang of thieves who used a stolen digger to rip a cash machine from the wall of a convenience store have been jailed.Luke Anderson, James Gillespie and John Selfridge targeted a range of cars,...

Ravenshead man sentenced after sharing almost 1,000 indecent images of children

A man who downloaded close to 1,000 child sexual abuse images and videos was caught by police.Alexander Hitch had his home raided by officers and they found hundreds of files on his computer.Officers from Nottinghamshire...

Man who dropped bowling ball on council worker’s head jailed

A man who dropped a bowling ball on a council worker’s head, causing severe injuries, has today been locked up for 16 years.Damien Hammond started shouting at council workmen about a television they were clearing...

Nottingham school caretaker sentenced after being found in possession of 2,000 indecent images of children

A primary school caretaker was found in possession of more than 2,000 indecent images of children on devices seized during a police investigation.Kevin Brandwood pleaded guilty to three counts of making indecent images of a...

Man charged after specialist police team find indecent images of children on his phone

A man has appeared in court having been charged following an investigation where indecent images of children had been accessed online.Nottinghamshire's paedophile online investigation unit located images on a phone during their enquiries in the...

Nottingham man jailed after drugs disguised as sweets stopped at border

A parcel bound for Notts which contained MDMA disguised as sweets was intercepted by the UK border force and has now landed a man in jail.Blue tablets, later discovered to be MDMA, were found to...

Sutton man who held former girlfriend hostage in terrifying pub siege is jailed

A man who held his former girlfriend hostage in a terrifying pub siege where he threatened to set them both alight has today been jailed for nine-and-a-half years.Paul Lilliman, aged 32, kidnapped his ex-partner holding...

Man who indecently assaulted young girls in Mansfield and Newark jailed

A “manipulative and predatory” paedophile who indecently assaulted two girls in the early to mid-1990s has been jailed.Martin Ashmore, 58, assaulted one of the girls several times, committing the first of his offences when she...

Two offenders sentenced after stealing bank cards from Sneinton address

Two offenders used stolen bank cards within an hour of them having been taken in a burglary in Sneinton.Joelle Duncan, 34, entered the victim’s home in St Stephen’s Road on the night of 7 July...

Man jailed after Edwalton couple ‘brutally’ assaulted in burglary

An elderly man was repeatedly kicked during a horrific burglary by a man who smashed his way in to his house with a hammer.The man’s and his wife also suffered cuts when they were pushed...

Nottingham sex offender jailed after undercover police posed as ’12-year-old girl’

A sex offender who attempted to engage a person he believed to be a 12-year-old girl in sexual activity has been jailed.Matthew Storey, 40, engaged in numerous internet conversations with the girl in May last...

Man jailed for two years after Nottingham city centre stabbing

A fight in Nottingham city centre that resulted in a man being stabbed in the stomach has led to a man being jailed.In the early hours of Sunday 9 August 2020, the 25-year-old victim was...

Nottingham man charged with murder after Boxing Day stabbing

A man has been formally charged today in connection with a fatal stabbing of a teenage boy on Boxing Day.Jake Rollinson, of Hickings Lane, Stapleford, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (25 January 2021) and...

Nottingham burglar jailed after raiding schools, businesses and community centre

A burglar who raided schools, businesses and a community centre in Nottingham is now behind bars.Philip Edwards, 39, broke into the Djanogly Northgate Academy in New Basford on 21 November 2020 before stealing a television,...

Jail for burglar who apologised when caught halfway out of a bedroom window in West Bridgford

A burglar who was spotted by one of his victims climbing out of a bedroom window has been jailed.Jason Kelly, 36, targeted the property in Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, on the afternoon of September 25...

Second person charged in Nottingham Boxing Day murder investigation

Police investigating the murder of a teenage boy have charged another person in connection with the case.Joe Whitchurch, 16, suffered fatal stab wounds at an address in Hickings Lane, Stapleford, shortly before 5.30am on Saturday...

Watch dramatic standoff between firearms officers and suspect in Newark

The tense moment firearms officers arrive on the scene after a report of two men making threats with a handgun is captured in dramatic footage to be shown on TV tonight 18 January. In the video,...

Domestic abuser hid in wheelie bin after attacking Notts woman and sabotaging her car

Police found a domestic abuser hiding in a wheelie bin after he attacked a woman he’d been banned from contacting.Excellent team work from officers with support from a police helicopter led them to find Vincent...

Pictures: Driver arrested on suspicion of being almost four times over legal alcohol limit in Cotgrave is one of 193 arrests during police campaign

A man was arrested on suspicion of being nearly five times over the legal drink-drive limit during a campaign which saw a record number of suspected drink and drug-drivers being stopped by police in their...

Nottinghamshire sex offender jailed for grooming teenage girl

A sex offender has been jailed for five-and-a-half years after contacting a teenage girl on social media despite an online ban.The 30-year-old groomed the girl through Snapchat and Instagram, as well as calling her on the...