'I've barricaded my family in our house after teen yobs threatened to 'beat the disabled' out of my son'
A MUM was forced to barricade her family into their home after teenage yobs threatened to “beat the disabled” out of her son. Victoria Fairbridge, 28, fears for her family’s safet…
She said that the thugs, aged 12-16, always wear scarves and balaclavas so they're nearly impossible to identify.But Victoria isn't the only person being targeted - and she said the yobs are terrorising her next-door neighbours.TEEN TERRORSShe added: "I've lived in Hemlington almost all my life and it's never been this bad, we never used to cause trouble when I was growing up.
"My neighbour politely asked a group if they could go away from our houses as they're scaring the kids and she was laughed at."The abuse and language that comes out of their mouths is absolutely disgraceful."She added: "The ideal situation would be to move house of course, but it's not easy.
"I'm a single mum of two boys, one with a newly diagnosed heart condition and another with autism so they need so much care."I can't afford private rent and I'm not in the position to move anywhere else as times are hard."A joint statement from Cleveland Police and Thirteen Group, Victoria's landlord, said: “Police have been working with local agencies including the council and housing to help tackle the issues that have been reported, including regular patrols in this area by local authority street wardens. headtopics.com
"There is continued work ongoing with partner agencies to address the problems and we would continue to urge anyone who has been a victim of crime or antisocial behaviour to report it to police on 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”Kay Glew, director of operations at Thirteen Housing Group, added: “The safety and security of our customers is extremely important to us and we have been working closely with Ms Fairbridge and our community partners in the police and council to address the issues that she has raised.”
Parents with seriously ill and disabled kids won't be able to afford Christmas presents this yearWe pay for your stories!Do you have a story for The Sun news desk?Read more: The Sun »
Russia accused by Foreign Office of plotting to install pro-Kremlin leader to head Ukraine's government
The claims came as Boris Johnson cautioned against being 'naive' when dealing with President Vladimir Putin following weeks of dialogue between Russia and Western allies to try to resolve the crisis over Ukraine and wider European security. Read more >>
For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to him tom_fitton2 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to him Arnoldnike93 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success⚖️
‘Hello Mum, need cash’: Parents duped by WhatsApp fraudsters posing as their childrenSome victims have lost as much as £3,000 to the new scam, which targets adults by posing as their son or daughter who has lost their phone
I'm a mum but parents cross the road to avoid me due to my extreme tattoosA MUM says people cross the street to avoid her – because of her tattoos. Amy Smith has been getting tatted since the tender age of 13, and is sick of other parents judging her for her extens… SELF INFLICTED. Are people supposed to feel sorry?
Boy, 5, fights for life with Covid after mum told he's 'unlikely to make it'Rupert Moore tested postive for Covid last week and was rushed to hospital, but despite his mum being told he was unlikely to make it through, he is fighting for his life in intensive care
How Arthur was sent to live with killer dad after mum caged for killing loverTRAGIC Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was only sent to live with his killer dad and stepmum after his own mother was jailed for knifing her lover to death. Olivia Labinjo-Halcrow stabbed Gary Cunningham, 29…
Mum who murdered baby and dumped him in woods jailed for nine yearsBREAKING: The defendant had told the court her life had been ‘hell for the past couple of years’. Only 9 years? Nine years? NIne years!! What the hell What happened to life?!?! sajidjavid justice BorisJohnson life What punishment did the husband get for not helping the family in crisis?
Parents raffle £200k 3-bed family home for just £1 for heart-warming donationMy wife and I want to help disabled children experience as much joy as our little girl - that's why we're raffling off our family home, writes Adam Thwaites