Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 369 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 193
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, David Steel and Goldring JJ

Representation Vivian Walter (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Paul Newcombe (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 23 January 2002


Sentencing - Robbery - Aggravating and mitigating factors - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

Where serious injuries were caused to an elderly victim in a robbery a suitable sentence for a 19-year-old defendant, pregnant at the time of sentencing, was held to be three and a half years' detention in a young offender institution.

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