Tuesday February 1, 2022
A Kirklees man has been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of imprisoning and severely assaulting a feminine sufferer.
Karlton Cummings (42) from Huddersfield was jailed for 9 years with 4 years prolonged licence at Leeds Crown Court docket after being discovered responsible of committing home violence offences described as ‘dreadful’ by detectives.
The 42-year-old was sentenced on January 28 for the offending which occurred at July 9, 2021 at an handle in Birkby in Huddersfield.
He was discovered responsible offences of Part 18 assault, false imprisonment and possession of Class A medication.
The court docket heard his sufferer had tried to flee from him after going to his property however had fallen down the steps leading to her sustaining a critical leg harm.
Cummings then assaulted her and imprisoned her in his dwelling. She was solely capable of escape after he turned distracted by a customer who knocked on the door.
Appearing Detective Inspector Dennise Bell of the Kirklees District Safeguarding Unit, mentioned: “Cummings is a harmful and extremely manipulative man who subjected his sufferer to dreadful offending in what should have been a terrifying ordeal.
“The truth that he assaulted his sufferer as she lay defenceless on the backside of his staircase in what would have been apparent ache speaks volumes for his character.
“I need to pay tribute to his sufferer for the braveness she has proven in coming ahead and supporting a prosecution which has resulted within the substantial sentence he has obtained.”
She added: “Home violence is a really terrible crime and we pledge to do all we will to assist victims. West Yorkshire Police is dedicated to decreasing violence towards girls and we completely encourage anybody experiencing abuse of this sort to report it by way of 101 or 999 for ongoing emergency incidents.
“In case you can’t speak as a result of the perpetrator is close by, you’ll be able to press the numbers ‘55’ into your cell phone, which is able to alert the operator of your circumstances.”