Husband, wife and son face trial over false imprisonment

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A mother, father and son were due to stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court today accused of falsely imprisoning and causing actual and grievous bodily harm to a 33-year-old man.

The offences are alleged to have taken place at an address in Grenoside, Sheffield, during a six-week period between May and July last year.

It is alleged the victim was employed by the family and was forced to live in the their garage against his will.

David Rooke, aged 44, 40-year-old Donna Rooke and Jamie, aged 19, are all of Halifax Road.