Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 327 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Mantell LJ, Holman and Gibbs JJ

Representation Monica Pirotta (instructed by Talbots) for the offender.
  Edward Brown (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 23 July 2002

Catchwords

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

The Case

On a reference by the Attorney General to the Court of Appeal, the court, in its discretion, declined to interfere with the sentence of a community punishment and rehabilitation order for three years imposed upon an offender who pleaded guilty to attempted robbery.

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