The University says it considering walking people home from campus after an “unprecedented” level of brutal attacks on students this week. In the latest wave of incidents, at least 10 young people were beaten up and two students were left hospitalised after a gang of masked muggers ran riot on Wednesday night. The news comes [...]
Police have arrested two of the masked muggers believed to have been targeting students. A 17-year-old, from Meanwood, appeared at Leeds Youth Court on Wednesday charged with two of the robberies and a 21-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday and later released on bail pending further enquiries, police said. The news comes amidst growing pressure [...]
The number of serious offences being carried out by re-offenders every year has increased by more than half in the last ten years, official figures from the Ministry of Justice shows. Is it about time society faces upon to its responsibility of helping ex-criminals rehabilitate themselves after life in prison? Or should we even feel we have to help those who have shown a blatant disregard to the laws in our society? Maddie Palacz talks to Raymond Lunn, an ex thief, burglar and attempted armed robber who, after leaving the criminal life behind him, raises awareness of the difficulties faced by ex-offenders who want to stay on the straight and narrow in a society that condemns them as second class citizens.