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Man, 20, given 30 months in prison for a robbery at the HSBC Bank in the High Street, Marlow

| March 29, 2015

Police Light - 2014-03-22

A 20 year old man from the High Street, Marlow has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for a robbery at the HSBC Bank in High Street, Marlow.

The man entered an early guilty plea to one count of robbery and one count of possession of a bladed article.

On Wednesday 4th February 2015 the man entered the HSBC Bank in High Street, Marlow, produced a knife and demanded cash. He fled empty-handed after staff refused to hand over money.

The man was arrested the same day as the robbery, Wednesday 4th February 2015 and charged the following day.

He was sentenced at Amersham Crown Court on Friday 27th Match 2015 to 30 months’ imprisonment for robbery and six months’ imprisonment for possession of a bladed article, to be served concurrently.

Det Con Timothy Robins from High Wycombe Force CID said: ‘I am pleased that [the man] has taken responsibility for these offences at an early opportunity. He has accepted responsibility for his actions and will now serve a prison sentence.

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