Two 17-year-old boys have been sentenced today (Monday 14 October 2019) after admitting to a robbery at the University of Nottingham Campus.
The teenagers, who can’t be named for legal reasons, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today after pleading guilty to the robbery which involved two students and took place at University Park on Monday 17 June 2019.
One of the boys pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery. He was sentenced to 32 months in a young offenders’ institution.
The other boy pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery and four counts of fraud by false representation. He was sentenced to 18 months on an Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme, six months of wearing an electronic tag and keeping to a curfew, and 180 days where he is prohibited to do specified activities.
This investigation was led by Nottinghamshire Police’s dedicated Robbery Team which is solely focused on tackling and reducing robbery and having a positive impact on community safety.
Detective Constable Karen Brown, who led the investigation, said: “Robbery is a violent crime which can have a lasting impact on its victims. We conducted a meticulous investigation in this case as we will do in every case of robbery which is reported to us.”