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Jet-set for jail Girlfriend of 'jet-ski Romeo' jailed for attacking woman and hitting police officer

Jessica Radcliffe (31) was arrested alongside her friend Leanna Bradley (33) after they forced their way into a woman’s home in Port Erin, Isle of Man and attacked her on March 31st.

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Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

The girlfriend of the 'jet-ski Romeo' has been jailed for her part in an assault on another woman.

Jessica Radcliffe (31) was arrested alongside her friend Leanna Bradley (33) after they forced their way into a woman’s home in Port Erin, Isle of Man and attacked her on March 31st.

Radcliffe, from Anagh Coar on the Isle of Man, repeatedly kicked the front door and smashed the front panel at approximately 9.45am.

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Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

Jessica Radcliffe, girlfriend of jet-ski Romeo Dale McLaughlan

Once inside, the pair attacked the woman before chasing her upstairs, where her two children were, and punched her again, The Mail Online reports.

Radcliffe then struck a police officer while Bradley struggled as they were being arrested.

Radcliffe later pleaded guilty to offences of assault causing actual bodily harm, assaulting a police officer, and property damage and was jailed for eight months.

Bradley, from Braddan, Isle of Man, was also sentenced to eight months and admitted assault causing actual bodily harm, resisting arrest, and two counts of property damage.

Bradley admitted to police that she had been drinking and taking cocaine prior to the assault.

She denied assault but admitted damaging the victim's phone and said Radcliffe had kicked the door of the house and punched the woman twice in the face.

Magistrates chair Michael Murley told Radcliffe and Bradley: “This was premeditated. The sole purpose of your journey was to carry out the attack. You forcibly entered a house where children were present.

“The injuries caused were serious but it is fortunate they were not more serious,” he added.

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The attack comes after Radcliffe’s boyfriend Dale McLaughlan (28) made the 25-mile journey from Scotland to the Isle of Man to visit his girlfriend in December.

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Dale McLaughlan Pic Facebook

Dale McLaughlan Pic Facebook

After two failed attempts to receive a travel exemption to visit the Isle of Man lawfully, McLaughlan embarked on a jet ski journey across the Irish Sea that took four and a half hours.

However, he was arrested by authorities at Radcliffe’s home two days later for breaching local Covid restrictions and was jailed on December 13th.

He pleaded guilty to one charge of failing to comply with the emergency powers regulations by entering the island without an exemption notice or entry permit.

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