Eastbourne man in court over attempted crowbar robbery

A 26-year-old Eastbourne man has appeared in court in connection with an attempted robbery in 2019.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 11:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 12:31 pm
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Oscar Powell was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court recently after admitting his part in the incident.

Armed with a crowbar, he tried to rob a person in Gore Park Road on the night of May 25 2019, according to Sussex Police.

Powell, of Terminus Road, pleaded guilty and was given a 15 month prison sentence which was suspended for 18 months.

He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £140.