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Gang members jailed for part in burka-clad robberies

Gang members jailed for part in burka-clad robberies

Francis Batt

Gang members jailed for part in burka-clad robberies
Ritchie Graham
Gang members involved in robberies at Windsor's Robert Gatward Jewellers and Selfridges in London have been sentenced to long terms of imprisonment.

The raid at the jewellers in King Edward Court happened at 5.30pm on Friday, April 12, 2013.

Four armed men wearing black burkas and armed with sledgehammers and axes grabbed a large number of Rolex watches.

On Monday, Ritchie Graham, 24, of Southgate Road, Islington was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment at Kingston Crown Court for his part in the raid, along with a robbery at Selfridges in June of the same year.

He was found guilty on May 22 of conspiracy to rob Selfridges between January 1 and June 7, 2013 and the Windsor jewellers between January 1 and April 12.

He was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Selfridges robbery and 12 years for for the Windsor robbery, to run concurrently.

Sam Curtin
Sam Curtin, 20, of Wheelwright Street, N7 was sentenced to eight years on Monday at Kingston after pleading guilty in January to conspiracy to rob the jewellers in Windsor.

This will run concurrently with a 13 year sentence imposed on July 22, 2013 at Kingston Crown Court, after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to rob Selfridges.

Three other men were also sentenced on Monday for their part in the Selfridges robbery.

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