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

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


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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