David Rooke attacks Craig Kinsella in the garden of his suburban home
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Rooke family treated vulnerable man as 'slave'

An ice cream seller has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for imprisoning a man with learning difficulties and treating him "like a slave".

David Rooke, 44, also pleaded guilty to regular violent assaults on Craig Kinsella, 34, who he forced to live in his garage in Sheffield.

Rooke's son Jamie, 19, pleaded guilty to affray and assault and was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison. Rooke's wife Donna, 40, was jailed for four months for battery.

Danny Savage reports.

  • 07 Jan 2014
  • From the section UK