Pensioner, 86, mugged of 6,000 life savings and 1,000 casino windfall after carrying cash in fear of being burgled She lost 6,000 life savings and 1,000 casino winningsAfraid of burglary at Christmas so kept money on her digg] | UPDATED: 10:25 GMT, 24 December 2012 Genting Casino, Salford, where the 86-year-old victim had won 1,000 before being mugged on way home A pensioner who carried around her 6,000 in life savings because she was afraid of being burgled was mugged on the way home from a casino. The 86-year-old woman's bag, containing about 7,000, was snatched at 2.35am shortly after she got out of a taxi on her way home from Genting Salford Casino, Greater Manchester Police said. Along with her life savings, she was also robbed of her 1,000 winnings by the suspect, described as a young man, about 5ft 4ins and skinny
Towie sister Sam and Billie Faiers plead with judge as their stepfather is sentenced to four years in prison for 1.1m bullion heistDavid Chatwood, stepfather to the TV stars, was said to be the ringleader in the plot They begged for leniency for the 58-year-old saying he 'was helpful in their shop' He has served seven-and-a-half months on remand and could be released by April 2014 | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 7 December 2012 TOWIE stars Sam and Billie Faiers wrote to an Old Bailey judge pleading for leniency for their stepfather, jailed for four years today for his part in a 1.1 million bullion robbery. The pair said that David Chatwood was 'helpful in their shop' in a letter to the judge ahead of sentencing. The reality TV stars along with Sam's boyfriend Joey Essex sat in the public gallery and waved to Chatwood, 58, as he was led from the dock at the Old Bailey today.
We feel cheated by British justice, say parents of 'Bad Samaritan' riot victim Ashraf Rossli, 21, was robbed by two men as he lay on the ground with a shattered jaw during last summer's London riotsReece Donovan and John Kafunda were charged but their convictions overturned on ThursdayThe Judge said the conviction was unsafe as it was based on evidence from two anonymous witnesses | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 1 December 2012 The parents of a Malaysian student robbed by thugs posing as Good Samaritans have described how they feel cheated by British justice after the men convicted of the attack were acquitted by an Appeal Court judge. Ashraf Rossli, 21, was robbed by two men who tried to ‘help’ him to his feet as he lay on the ground having had his jaw shattered by a thug during last summer’s London riots. The robbery, filmed on a mobile phone and uploaded on to YouTube, caused outrage
Teenage burglar hid in wardrobe for 13 HOURS as police hunted for clues – then fled with camera and laptop as owner slept Aaron Bradford, 18, hid in the house from 3pm until 4am as police searched He fled with a camera, laptop and cash after the owner went to bed Teenager then used two bank cards from the house to withdraw cashPreviously involved in armed robbery in which a girl was used as 'bait' Sentenced to five years in a young offenders' institution after 'full admission' | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 26 November 2012 Brazen: Aaron Bradford was disturbed by the owner just before 3pm and then hid in the house until 4am, when he sneaked out with a laptop, camera and cash A burglar who was disturbed during a break-in when his victim returned home hid in a wardrobe for 13 hours before continuing his robbery. Aaron Bradford, 18, dived into the cupboard in a house in Yelverton, Devon, when the owner came back at 2.40pm and discovered that it had been ransacked. After the police were called, officers arrived at the house while Bradford kept quiet in his hiding place.