Teenager jailed for Alexandra Park robbery

17:12 01 May 2012

Both teenagers pleaded guilty to robbery.

Both teenagers pleaded guilty to robbery.


A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for 16 months after robbing two youngsters in Alexandra Park last month.

The teenager was sentenced at Highbury Corner Magistrates today, along with another 16-year-old who was handed a 12-month youth referral order for his part in the robbery.

Both boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had pleaded guilty at a previous hearing to robbing one victim of £10 in cash and the other of a Samsung mobile phone worth £200 as they walked through the park in Muswell Hill on April 11.

Latest News Stories

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
One Direction fans queue in the rain to see their idols later this evening. Picture: Twitter/@sweetlarryhugs

One Direction fans proved they will do almost anything to be first in line to see their popstar idols – even wait for hours in the rain on a gloomy day in Camden.

Sunday, September 20, 2015
This message was posted outside of Tottenham Hale station (Photo: Shulem Stern)

The Victoria Line was closed this evening between Walthamstow Central and Seven Sisters after a woman was hit by a train at Tottenham Hale.

Friday, August 28, 2015
The fancy dress dodgeball competition is set to come to Finsbury Park next weekend.

The UK’s biggest fancy dress dodgeball festival will arrive in Finsbury Park for the first time next weekend.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Two full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes due to take place this week have been called off by all three unions but more action has been announced for September 8 and 10. Unite and RMT unions, with the TSSA expected to follow suit imminently.

Most read news


You'll be stocked up on toiletries  for a while!

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more.

You could be splashing the cash at Topshop!

Just imagine what you could do with £1,000 to spend at Topshop.

Digital Edition

Read the Tottenham Journal e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder