Practice and Procedure

R V J (2001)

PUBLISHED December 19, 2001

[2001] EWCA Crim 2962

A sentence of five years' detention in a young offender institution for attempted robbery was not manifestly excessive where the appellant had entered a petrol station shop in daylight and shown a knife to the cashier when asking for cash from the till.

CA (Crim Div) (May LJ, Goldring J, Gross J)