Nottinghamshire Police have released some dash-cam footage (below), captured by a passerby, of the moment when a 77-year-old victim beat off her attacker using her crutches.
The victim was targetted by Jason Sheldon, a cowardly thug who managed to steal the lady’s handbag, which had her money and door keys.
After she beat her attacker off, Sheldon left the scene before targetting a 52-year-old man who had just withdrawn some money from a cash machine.
Sheldon beat the male to the ground and continued to strike him as he demanded his money.
But Sheldon was outwitted by his second victim, who managed to push his cash underneath a door.
Full story in the video below:
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If he actually served the 6 years, this would not be a bad result. A bit short for robbery with violence that hospitalised a man and could easily have inflicted life changing injuries and of course someone brave enough to attack a granny on crutches. I would have thought that 5 years per offence, to be served consecutively would have been more appropriate.
More to the point, if there was a policy of doubling preceding sentences, then he would face 20 years for his next robbery conviction and 40 years for the one after. We do not care after that because he would die in jail, which is the best place for him.