Attorney General's Reference (Nos 029/2015 and 030/2015);

Sentence – Imprisonment. The defendants robbed the victim of his phone and jacket and forced him to withdraw £210 from a cash machine, during the course of a robbery in which the victim was pushed to the ground and struck with a dog chain. The defendants pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 16 months and two years' detention respectively. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division gave the Attorney General leave to refer the sentences as being unduly lenient and substituted sentences of 32 months and three years' detention.

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