Tag : assault

Report Reveals Sexual Assault ‘Epidemic’ At British Universities

6 months ago / 0 comments

New figures have revealed that almost two-thirds of university students have experienced sexual violence. Revolt Sexual Assault, in cooperation with The Student Room, discovered that 62% of students had suffered from sexual harassment or assault, or both, while studying. This is the first time research has exposed this problem on … Read More

Police Appeal for Information after Woodhouse Sexual Assaults

12 months ago / 0 comments

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police are looking for a man thought to be behind two sexual assaults on women in the Woodhouse area of Leeds last week. The attacks took place in the early hours of Tuesday 26 September. One woman, 21, was grabbed and pushed into a bus stop … Read More

Former Leeds Beckett Students’ Union President Convicted of Assault

1 year ago / 0 comments

Joe Murray, the president of Leeds Beckett University Union for 2016/17, has been convicted of assault following a lengthy investigation. Murray had been charged with two counts of assault by beating and a third of coercive behaviour and was due to stand trial at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on September 1. … Read More

Beckett student jailed for unprovoked assault

2 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds Beckett student has been jailed for 18 months after an unprovoked violent attack left a fellow student partially blind. Sam Kalati had been drinking heavily prior to the assault and was seen on CCTV crawling out of a lift in the Plaza student halls. Sports therapy student, Bruno … Read More

Sexual consent campaign gathers momentum in Leeds

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon interviewed Amy Cousens about her sexual consent campaign. She is putting forward a proposal to the Leeds City Council to make it mandatory for all clubs and bars in Leeds to put up sexual consent posters, as well as giving staff sexual consent training. Firstly, could you tell me a … Read More

Police seeking witnesses after man seriously assaulted in Union

3 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted at a heavy metal band gig in Leeds University Union last month. The victim, a 25-year old man, was attacked in Stylus at around 9:40pm on 26th February while watching a performance by the band Baroness, and … Read More

Hyde Park sex attacker jailed for life

3 years ago / 0 comments

A previously convicted sex attacker with a history of targeting students in Leeds has been jailed for life, after attacking a 20-year-old student in Hyde Park earlier this year. Paul Braithwaite forced himself on the student in a street in the Hyde Park area in the early hours of February … Read More

Amber Taxi Driver in Alleged Assault

3 years ago / 0 comments

A woman has allegedly been assaulted by an Amber Cars driver in a row over payment. Suzanne Giblett, who lives in Leeds, has claimed that she used the Amber Cars app to pay for her taxi journey by card at around 7:30pm last Friday. The taxi driver, saying that the … Read More

UPDATE: Arrest made after ‘serious’ Mission attack

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in relation to an assault on a man outside Mission nightclub last weekend. The assault took place at around 3.30am in the early hours of Sunday morning, when a 23-year-old man from Wakefield was knocked unconscious. The victim had … Read More

News | Spate of Hyde Park sexual assaults

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has been sexually assaulted in Hyde Park this week, following a spate of sexual offences in the area. Two individuals suspected of serial sexual molestation are currently being hunted by the West Yorkshire Police. A total of four incidents of sexual assault have taken place over the last … Read More