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.”