Rob­ber jailed for mug­ging

Warwickshire Telegraph - - NEWS -

A ROB­BER who stole an el­derly lady’s hand­bag and left her “badly in­jured” has been jailed for seven years.

Sean Ryan was found guilty of mug­ging the 79-year-old vic­tim, as well as com­mit­ting four bur­glar­ies in Coven­try, fol­low­ing a three-day trial at the city’s crown court.

The rob­bery saw the pen­sioner knocked the floor be­fore hav­ing her bag stolen in Cross Street, Long Law­ford, on De­cem­ber 19, 2015.

Ryan, 24, of Hol­brook Road, Rugby, who had de­nied the charge, was sen­tenced to five years in prison for the rob­bery, plus an­other two years be­hind bars for the bur­glar­ies in Coven­try.

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