Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 139 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWCA Crim 1870
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Gross LJ, Griffith Williams and Sweeney JJ

Representation A Edie (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for L.
  P Arnold (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for S.
Judgment Dates: 2 August 2012


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Defendants being convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery - Over £108,000 being stolen in raid on bank - Defendants being sentenced to 12 years and 9 years' imprisonment respectively - Whether sentences manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that two sentences imposed for conspiracy to commit robbery had not been manifestly excessive, in circumstances where the offenders had taken part in a well-planned robbery of a bank in which over 108,000 had been stolen.

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