Men jailed for robbery - Buckingham

17/09/2012

Three men were sentenced to a total of 15-years imprisonment on Thursday, 13 September 2012, at Amersham Crown Court after pleading guilty to a robbery in Buckingham in May.

Paul Johnson, aged 20, from Meadow Gardens, Buckingham, was sentenced to 5-years in prison for robbery and possession of cannabis; Aaron Bramford, aged 23, of Primrose Way, Buckingham, was sentenced to 5-years in prison for robbery and possession of cannabis, and Joseph Lake, aged 19, of The Holt, Buckingham, was sentenced to 5-years for robbery.

The incident took place at around 6pm on Monday, 14 May 2012, when Bramford and Johnson stopped a 23-year-old man, who was known to them, walking along Greenway Walk.

Bramford grabbed the man by the throat and told him to his empty his pockets, while Johnson held the man's hands behind his back. The victim was hit over the head from behind. Then Lake came over carrying a pole and an extendable baton, which were used to beat the man around the body while he was lying on the floor. The three offenders then stole £80 cash and a mobile phone.