Slough robber jailed for six years

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Slough robber jailed for six years

A 39-year-old man from Slough has been jailed after pleading guilty to robbery offences.

Anthony Watling, of Furzen Close, was sentenced to a total of six years in prison at Reading Crown Court on Friday.

He received six years for one count of robbery, four years for one count of attempted robbery and six months for breaching a conditional discharge, to run concurrently.

The offences took place between 9am and 11am on Saturday, October 17 at properties in Woodford Way and Wentworth Avenue, both in Slough.

Detective Constable Simon Reed, investigating officer, said: “These offences have caused serious distress to the victims and their families.

“I would like to praise the victims for supporting the police investigation.

“I hope this sentence will act as a deterrent to any future offending.”

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