A man has been jailed for robbery offences at convenience stores in Wandsworth.
Darren Thomas, 23 of Graham Avenue, Mitcham was sentenced on Friday, 10 April at Kingston Crown Court to four years imprisonment for robbery, attempted robbery and possessing a pointed/bladed article in a public place.
Thomas had pleaded guilty to the offences on Friday, 13 March at the same court.
At approximately 08:10hrs on Saturday, 28 February, police were called to an attempted robbery at a convenience store on Putney High Street, following the activation of a panic alarm.
Officers attended, however, the suspect, Thomas, had left the scene.
Thomas had entered the store and verbally threatened two male cashiers with a knife and ordered them to hand over cash from their till.
One of the cashiers pressed their panic alarm and Thomas fled empty handed.
With the assistance of the victims, officers were able to identify the...
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