|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 02 (May)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Sir Roger John Thomas P, Walker and Openshaw JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Timothy Bowden (instructed by Traymans LLP) for the defendant.|
|Brian John Argyle (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||1 May 2012|
Criminal Law - Trial - Robbery - Judge - Direction to jury - Defendant assaulting victim and driving off in victim's car - Car being found abandoned half-an-hour later less than one kilometre away - Judge directing jury, inter alia, in relation to offence of robbery and paraphrasing relevant legislation - Defendant being convicted of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and robbery - Defendant appealing conviction for robbery - Whether judge correctly directing jury as to ingredients of offence of robbery - Whether conviction unsafe.