28-MONTH SENTENCE FOR MAN WHO ROBBED COWES SHOP WITH SCISSORS

27-year-old David Berridge has been sentenced to 28 months in prison after robbing a shop in Cowes with a pair of scissors last month.

Berridge, of Cockleton Lane in Gurnard, entered Rashley’s Premier on Park Road at around midday on 2nd June and threatened a shop worker.

After making threats with a pair of scissors he helped himself to £300 cash from the till.

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The 27-year-old subsequently ran and hid in a hedge on Moorgreen Road where he was then arrested by Police.

Appearing at the Isle of Wight Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday), Berridge admitted robbery and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.

He was jailed for 28 months for the robbery and was also handed a concurrent sentence of 10 months for threatening the member of staff.

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Redken
Redken
1 year ago

Well with his young looks, blonde hair, and also not being that bright, he’s going to be made most welcome in the showers.

Reel em in
Reel em in
Reply to  Redken
1 year ago

Red short for redneck? Nothing bright about your homophobic drivel

Ray Mills
Ray Mills
1 year ago

Robbed a shop with scissors? I assume it was a paper shop?

Ed Down
Ed Down
1 year ago

Why is this man naked?

Dave Miller
Dave Miller
Reply to  Ed Down
1 year ago

Strip search lol

Remus
Remus
1 year ago

Ooh I’m scared , he looks hard , bet it was a female member of staff !

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Reply to  Remus
1 year ago

Yeah cuz that makes all the difference idiots xxx

Stu
Stu
1 year ago

Did he get anything or did he cut and run.

Dave Miller
Dave Miller
1 year ago

What a little rat !!!

Pete
Pete
1 year ago

Robbing a shop with a pair of scissors? Shop assistant should have made the sign of ‘Rock’ everybody know Rock Blunts Scissors

Don't tell him pike.
Don't tell him pike.
1 year ago

These low life scum all look the same .you can tell he has no functioning brain cells and zero morals .

Reel em in
Reel em in
Reply to  Don't tell him pike.
1 year ago

Whereas you narrow minded scum all Sound the same. Judge jury and executioners. Sponsored by the Daily mail?

Martin Shoebridge
Martin Shoebridge
Reply to  Reel em in
1 year ago

Actually no. He was Judged and found guily by a jury and sentenced accordingly. We just agree that justice was done.

2thepoint
2thepoint
1 year ago

Shame, he looks a caring, kindly sort of chap. One would never have expected such behaviour.
 
Let’s hope nothing horrible happens to him in, or out of jail.
 
He is sure to have learnt his lesson and become a decent person once he’s done his hard labour in jail for years…..Isn’t he?

Obviously‍♂️
Obviously‍♂️
1 year ago

Could of got a job at a supermarket and earnt that £300? Surely would have been better then a criminal record and jail sentence ….

Roseanne
Roseanne
1 year ago

Sad to see so many people eager to rip a complete stranger apart! Blame the doctors for mistreating him. The scissors were picked up in the shop whilst suffering a mental breakdown after multiple suicide attempts! This was his final cry for help. No one was hurt and he didnt even run or deny anything… hopefully he can finally get the help he needs! Too many people fall through the system. This chaps actually lovely! I’ve seen him defend transsexuals, care for elderly strangers, work like a trojan alongside struggling with a hell of alot of trauma in his short life… trauma some adults couldn’t deal with!! the main disgrace here is our mental health system, the media, and spiteful bored cunts ready to spread hate… He doesnt even remember any of it, the doctors medicated his mental conditions incorrectly over lockdown causing his first ever offence… if he was… Read more »

Matt Cooney
Matt Cooney
Reply to  Roseanne
1 year ago

If what you say is true Roseanne the man needs therapy not prison time and a proper diagnosis of his condition. It would be very sad to see him go to a prison amongst the general population it may not be a very good outcome for him.

 

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