A MAN has been jailed for nearly 20 years after he grromed and sexually abused five Dudley schoolgirls.

Kevin Giannoni carried out a string of sex attacks on the girls over an eight year period as he trapped them in his "world of sexual depravity".

The 53-year-old from Cannon Drive, Coseley, was caged for 17 and a half years at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

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  • A BEWDLEY man who took stolen jewellery to a Cash Converters in Stourport hours after it had been stolen in a burglary has been jailed

John Baker, 40, of Hornbeam Close, sold some of the valuable jewellery for £260 within hours of the raid on a house in Crundles Lane, in Astley, on August 1.

He was locked up for a total of 19 months after Worcester Crown Court he had breached a suspended sentence.

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  • A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been released under investigation after another teenager was stabbed in the abdomen in Bromsgrove.

A teenage boy suffered the stab wound, which is not believed to be life-threatening, at around 11.30am on Monday, October 9, in Spirehouse Lane, Blackwell.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting crime number 240s.

  • AN appeal to help find a missing Rednal teenager has been launched by West Mercia Police.

Hollie Elliott was reported missing on Saturday, September 30, but has not been seen or heard from since.

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Missing teen Hollie Elliot

Anyone who sees Hollie or has any information about her whereabouts is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 or the Missing People Charity on 116 000.