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Robber armed with claw hammer and screwdriver is jailed for nine years

Kieran Toplass has been jailed for nine years Credit: Dorset Police

A 26-year-old man who threatened a homeowner with a claw hammer, a screwdriver and a knife has been jailed for nine years.

Kieran Toplass forced his way into a property on Southey Road in Christchurch in January, before stealing the vulnerable victim's mobile phone and a quantity of money.

The victim wasn't injured but was left shocked and distressed.

Pensioner jailed for guest house sex assaults

Morris Mendoza pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault Credit: Dorset Police

A 74-year-old man who sexually assaulted two women at a guest house in Weymouth has been jailed for six months.

Morris Mendoza from Bournemouth pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault.

The offences all took place at Studio Guest House, Weymouth in 2012. In one incident, he pushed his victim onto a bed and tried to kiss her neck before she pushed him off. He inappropriately touched her on other occasions.


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