Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 25 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Goldring and Tomlinson JJ

Representation Mark Horton (instructed by Allen & Partners, Bristol) for the defendant.
  Stephen Pownall (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 14 January 2002


Sentencing - Wounding with intent - Robbery - Aggravated burglary - Having a bladed article in public place - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

The offender's sentence of eight years' imprisonment with an extended licence period of three years was unduly lenient for multiple offences of violence and dishonesty.

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