Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 111 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Crim 990
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Royce and Christopher Clarke JJ

Representation Fer Chinner (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 21 April 2005


Sentencing - Robbery - Custodial sentence - Duration of sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Where a defendant had been sentenced to six years' detention in a young offender institution for a offence of robbery, he had not been given sufficient credit for his young age, or lack of previous convictions of a similar nature. The sentence would therefore be quashed and substituted with a sentence of five years' detention.

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