Sheffield Crown Court heard in February how Simon Porter, aged 32 at the time, of Friers Court, Rotherham, dragged his ex into his flat, and slapped, kicked and assaulted her with a broom handle before pouring water over her and chasing her with bleach. Porter pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm after the attack in January. He also admitted two counts of assaulting an emergency worker after an incident in October. Porter was sentenced to two-and-a-half years of custody with a five-year restraining order.

Here are 9 South Yorkshire men locked-up for committing awful crimes against women

The courts have shown no mercy after jailing these nine men who have committed offences against women.

Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 7:00 am

Below are some of the more serious cases heard at Sheffield Crown Court recently where men have committed crimes against women.

Offenders have been involved in attacking their partners and ex-partners, assaulting female police officers, a street mugging and a rape.

One armed-offender committed a robbery in a woman's home and another defendant threatened to kill his ex-partner.

However, they have all been brought to justice as judges have seen fit to punish them appropriately with custodial sentences of varying lengths.

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