Practice and Procedure

R v Y (2012)

PUBLISHED September 11, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 2022

A sentence of 14 months' detention in a young offender institution for four offences of sexual assault was reduced to one of nine months in circumstances where two of the counts should have been withdrawn from the jury as the identification evidence was too weak.

CA (Crim Div) (Pitchford LJ, Simon J, Underhill J)