Our thanks to Mike P for this. An extract:
In mitigation, it was said the stabbing injury was thankfully very modest and that it was Hutchinson’s first robbery. [J4MB: From earlier in the article, “Teesside Crown Court heard how Hutchinson, a known shoplifter at the Fens store…”].
Just two days ago, the security guard at a local store in my hometown of Bedford caught a woman trying to leave with some goods stolen from the store. They took her to a till where she duly paid for them, then she was allowed to leave.
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