£150k robbers snared by their own tracking device jailed – Katherine Robinson prosecutes, Glenn Parsons and Vince Blake-Barnard defend

The defendants Michael Crosdale and Robert Fiarweather were convicted of robbery following a trial at Leeds Crown Court.

The men stole goods worth more than £150,000 targeting Chinese restaurants and takeaways by fitting tracking devices to their victims vehicles allowing them to rob their homes while they were out.

Their scheme was discovered when a tracker was recovered from one of their victims vehicles.

Both defendants were sentenced to a 15 year jail term.

For media coverage of the case click here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-62503184

Katherine Robinson prosecuted the case with Glenn Parsons and Vince Blake Barnard defending.


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