Man Sentenced for Threatening 11 Year Old Boys

Levi Dakin, aged 23, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to two years and eight months’ imprisonment at Oxford Crown Court today (19/2) for a robbery in Henley on 5 August 2020.

At a previous hearing, Dakin pleaded guilty to one count each of robbery and attempted robbery.

At around 3pm on 5 August 2020 in Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, Dakin approached two boys, both aged 11, and threatened to stab them if they didn’t hand over their possessions.  Dakin took £10 cash. The victims were not injured. He was arrested and charged on the same day.

Detective Constable Jamie Lawes, based at Abingdon police station, said: “I am pleased that Dakin has received a custodial sentence following this incident. He threatened two young boys, taking just £10 in cash. Thames Valley Police does not tolerate this kind of behaviour and we work hard to bring offenders to justice.”

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