Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 342 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 328
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Mantell LJ, Bennett J and Judge Stephens QC

Representation Paul O'Shea (instructed by W Brook & Co, Rotherham) for the offender.
  David Thomas (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2002


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

The Case

A sentence of three years' imprisonment imposed upon an offender who pleaded guilty to robbery was considered, on a reference to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General, to be unduly lenient. A sentence of four years' imprisonment was substituted.

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