Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 341 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Mantell LJ, Holman and Gibbs JJ

Representation Alexander Stein (instructed by Public Defender Service, Wolverhampton) for the offender.
  Ian Darling (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 22 July 2002


Sentencing - Attempted robbery - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

A community rehabilitation order for two years imposed upon an offender who pleaded guilty to attempted robbery was considered, on a reference by the Attorney General to the Court of Appeal, to be unduly lenient. The court, however, declined to exercise its discretion to interfere with the sentence.

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