Greater Manchester

Former police officer sentenced for attempted rape and assault

A former Greater Manchester police officer has been sentenced for attempting to rape a woman in Lancashire in April this year. Ernesto Ceraldi 44, who was a serving police officer at the time of the offences, has been sentenced today at Preston crown court to a total of five years and four months in prison […] […]

Greater Manchester

Victims of Rochdale grooming gangs win apology and damages from police

Three victims of grooming gangs in Rochdale have received “substantial” damages and a personal apology from the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP). The women met Stephen Watson, the top officer at GMP, at force headquarters on Tuesday afternoon to be given the apology in person for police failings when, as children, they were […] […]

Greater Manchester

Bolton police officer Lee Cunliffe admits child sex offences

A BOLTON detective has been warned that he could face jail after admitting multiple child sex offences and misconduct in a public office. Lee Cunliffe, 40, who lives in Bolton and worked in Salford, entered guilty pleas during a hearing at Liverpool Crown Court. The detective constable admitted one count of attempting to arrange the […] […]