Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 260 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Astill J and Judge Richard Brown

Representation John Harwood-Stevenson (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 March 2002


Sentencing - Robbery - Possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence - Consecutive sentences - Whether consecutive sentences wrong in principle.

The Case

In a case of armed robbery it was wrong in principle to order the sentences for the robbery and the firearms offences to run consecutively.

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