A young tennis star with dreams of competing at Wimbledon has been jailed for his part in a county lines drugs operation.
Nemiah Fletchman was one of three 19-year-olds from Manchester who ‘cuckooed’ a vulnerable man, using his home in Carlisle to supply Class A drugs.
A court was told Manchester Metropolitan University student Fletchman was once ranked in the top 10 tennis players in his age group in the country.
He was supported in court by his two brothers, one of his sisters and his mother.
Defending Fletchman, Paul Tweddle said the teenager’s loved ones felt a mix of ‘anguish and despair’ at his