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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Neighbour: 'Slave' case has made us want to move

A neighbour of the family in Sheffield who have been jailed after treating a vulnerable man like a slave said the case has made him consider moving away from the area he has lived in for decades.

The house in Sheffield where a man was kept 'like a slave' has been boarded up after an attack by vandals. Credit: PA

Retired newsagent Raymond Hall, aged 79, told the The Sheffield Star: “It is horrendous. We’ve been thinking about moving and we were here 40 years. I can’t believe that one family can cause so much havoc.”

The paper said that people have contacted it to offer their help to the victim Craig Kinsella, 34, who was found with extensive injuries sustained in "horrific attacks" by the family of ice-cream sellers.

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