Marlon is shocked into giving Ashley a roof over his head next week. But what shocks him?
Marlon offers to look for Ashley when he goes missing – and finds him begging for the return of his stolen mobile phone
Enraged by such a pitiful sight, Marlon launches himself at Ashley’s tormentors
But Ashley does nothing to defend himself, he just cowers under the unrelenting abuse from the drunken duo
Marlon finally sees them off and is left with the sad sight of Ashley on his knees
Marlon takes pity on Ashley and takes him home. But Ashley hasn’t forgotten that Marlon wanted to take Laurel into his home not so long ago… Watch Emmerdale on ITV1 from Sunday, July 8