A man has been jailed for 14 years for violent robberies in the Hayes and Yeading areas during March 2014.
Shakil Ruel McCrea, 18 of Kings Hill Avenue in Hayes, was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on Friday, 24 April to 14 years imprisonment for three counts of robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.
A 17-year-old male from Hayes awaits sentencing for two counts of robbery on 29 May at Kingston Crown Court.
They were both found guilty of the offences 9 March.
McCrea and his accomplice were arrested after being identified by two victims on Facebook shortly after the incident which occurred at a recreational ground in Yeading in March 2014.
At approximately 00:05hrs on 20 March 2014, McCrea and the 17 year-old male approached two teenage boys on Yeading Brook Park, opposite Industry Pub in Yeading, demanding their personal possessions, shouting “give me your stuff.” They then assaulted...
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