Coronation Street's Roy Cropper swindled by Jude Appleton

Coronation Street’s Roy Cropper swindled by Jude Appleton

Jude's lies spiral out of control but he just can't resist conning the gentle cafe owner

Roy Cropper is going to be swindled by Jude Appleton in Coronation Street.

The cafe owner has been left feeling a debt of gratitude to Jude after he lied about saving his life.

Coronation Street's Roy Cropper swindled by Jude Appleton
Jude took the credit for saving Roy’s life when it was really Ali (Credit: ITV)

Viewers know it was Dr Ali Neeson who came to Roy’s rescue after he suffered an allergic reaction.

But with Jude getting praise for saving Roy’s life after he suffered a bee sting and collapsed, he continued the lie and now he’s going to take it even further and take money from Roy.

As it becomes increasingly clear that Jude’s plan to become a paramedic is looking increasingly impossible, he refuses to accept it.

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He first signs up for Yasmeen Nazir’s first aid course but it goes disastrously wrong.

When Yasmeen cuts her finger in the teeniest of ways, Jude’s horror at the tiny drop of blood sees him faint.

But instead of accepting this and moving on, he tells his estranged wife Angie that the course went perfectly.

Coronation Street's Roy Cropper swindled by Jude Appleton
Jude faints when he sees Yasmeen’s cut so it’s safe to say he won’t make a paramedic (Credit: ITV)

And after he laments the cost of training to be a paramedic publicly, Jude gets offered a lifeline from a grateful Roy.

He arrives on his doorstep with a cheque for £3,000 to help his training.

But how long will Jude be able to keep up his lies and will Roy lose his money to the liar?

Coronation Street's Roy Cropper swindled by Jude Appleton
Mary is going to be violently attacked by her son Jude (Credit: ITV)

It was previously revealed how Mary’s son’s lies would spiral and he would turn violent in an effort to keep his secret.

The storyline describes how florist Mary (Patti Clare) becomes the victim of domestic abuse as her troubled son turns nasty rather than confront his issues.

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A source told The Sun: “When Jude is exposed as a pathological liar, Mary confronts him and tries to get to the bottom of why he does it.

“But when she tries to get answers, he gets physical with her and leaves her utterly terrified.

“She confides in Roy about how scared she is of him and admits her fears that he has got his father’s violent streak.”

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