HERE are some of the highlights of the crown court stories that have featured in the Worcester News this week.

A SEX attacker jailed for kissing and groping a 'vulnerable' woman in front of her daughter has now been revealed as a convicted murderer:

READ MORE: Worcester sex attacker revealed as murderer

A 37-YEAR-OLD woman has narrowly avoided going to prison after once again posing as a carer to burgle a pensioner's home:

READ MORE: Samantha Wade posed as carer to burgle Stourport pensioner

CONMEN ‘blinded by greed’ who laundered cash scammed from elderly victims walked free after their prison sentences were slashed on appeal:

READ MORE: Conmen who scammed elderly walk free from prison on appeal

A STOURPORT man has been jailed for child sex offences dating back to the the 1970s and 80s:

READ MORE: Stourport paedo Paul Friend jailed 35 years after his crimes

A FORMER firefighter who hit the headlines after stealing drain covers from county roads to feed a drug habit, has been back in court for dangerous driving:

READ MORE: Drain cover thief makes return to court after being caught by police dangerous driving