Teenager gets six years for rape

A 16-year-old boy has today been sentenced to six years in prison at Sheffield Crown Court after pleading guilty to the rape and robbery of a young Japanese woman in the Netherthorpe area of Sheffield.

View all 2 updates ›

Teen rapist named and shamed

A court has heard of the nightmare ordeal of a Japanese tourist who was robbed and raped in Sheffield by a schoolboy - who was just 15 years old at time. She was attacked as she walked to visit a friend.

A judge today said she may never recover and said the teenager should be named and shamed as Jerone Thompson. He was caught after DNA evidence helped track him down as Martin Fisher now reports.

More top news