Results tagged “robbery”
A masked gang armed with hammers and an axe, who smashed their way into a luxury watch store at Westfield Stratford City, have been jailed.
Two robbers who punched a man unconscious and stole £9,500 in cash from him have been sent to prison.
The 47-year-old was in a coma for four weeks after the attack, which was carried out by Kennedy Klass (pictured), 34, from Spey Street in Poplar, and Charlie MacDonald, 22, of Malton Street in Plumstead.
Police are suspecting 15 robberies on women over an eight month period across Greenwich and Deptford could all be by the same man.
The incidents, many of which have involved knives and assaults, have taken place since June last year. They are looking for a black man, aged 40 to 50 and around 6ft 2ins tall.
A man who robbed a female ticket inspector of her phone on the DLR has been ordered to carry out 300 hours community service.
Sanu Miah, 24, of Glengall Grove in Limehouse, will also have to pay over £1,500 in costs and fines following the attack at Crossharbour on January 14, 2011.
A pregnant woman was stabbed in the leg during a knife point robbery as she attempted to get into a mini cab.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses to the violent incident which happened on Claredale Street in Bethnal Green On Tuesday December 11.