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Sheffield home where man 'treated like dog' set alight

The home of a family of ice-cream sellers who treated a vulnerable man like a slave has been set alight. The Fire Service attended the Sheffield bungalow where the Rooke family subjected Craig Kinsella to the abuse last night.

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CCTV footage 'impossible to watch without wincing'

A judge shown CCTV footage of a man who was treated like a "slave" being assaulted by members of the Rooke family said it was impossible to watch without wincing.

Judge Peter Kelson QC said the Rooke family used Craig Kinsella like a 'punchbag' and treated him 'like a dog'. Credit: South Yorkshire Police handout
The court heard Craig Kinsella was forced to live in a garage where he suffered regular beatings. Credit: South Yorkshire Police handout
David Rooke was jailed for six-and-a-half years after he admitted falsely imprisoning and attacking Mr Kinsella. Credit: South Yorkshire Police handout

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