Man jailed for robbery - Wokingham

01/11/2013

A man appeared at Reading Crown Court today, Friday, 01 November 2013, and was sentenced to four years imprisonment for a robbery during which the victim was seriously assaulted.

Luis Sousa, aged 19, of Deepfield Road, Bracknell, was jailed having pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing on 16 September.

The incident occurred in the early hours of 17 August.  Sousa carried out an unprovoked attack on a 22-year-old man at the back of the Spin Bar in Alexandra Court, Wokingham, before stealing his mobile phone.

The assault, which was captured on CCTV, lasted for more than three minutes and examination of the footage during the investigation showed that the victim was subjected to approximately 120 blows to his head and body by Sousa.