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Joseph Sinclair secures acquittal in robbery and ABH trial

23/01/2024

Following a three-day trial at Southwark Crown Court, Joseph’s client was unanimously acquitted of robbery and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The Crown’s alleged that the defendant had attacked the complainant before hitting him over the head with a bottle and taking his property. Part of the alleged incident was recorded in the 999 call, the complainant’s recorded injuries were consistent with their account, and the defendant was found on the scene with an empty bottle in his hand. The defendant argued that he had been the victim of an attack by the complainant and that the property was his.

Joseph was instructed by Olivia Bruton of Dalton Holmes Gray

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