Practice and Procedure

R v ZAK TIMOTHY (aka WALKER) (2012)

PUBLISHED May 24, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1341

A sentence of detention for public protection with a minimum term of four years' detention in a young offender institution was not excessive where an offender had committed a large number of robberies and attempted robberies on vulnerable individuals within a short period of time involving the use of a knife.

CA (Crim Div) (Stanley Burnton LJ, Maddison J, Judge Russell QC (Recorder of Preston))