Press, News & Features

Latest News

Man found guilty of £20,000 cash in transit raid

A 24-year old Leicester man has been found guilty of taking part in a cash in transit raid, thisisleicestershire.co.uk reports.

Isaac McNaul along with co-accused Ashley Charles, also 24, attended Leicester Crown Court, where he was found guilty of robbing the van and making off with £20,000 in cash.

Charles, meanwhile, was acquitted by the jury of any involvement in the raid, but was found guilty of a similar robbery at a cashpoint just a few days earlier. A third man, Mark Mansfield, was accused of possessing criminal property from the raids to the value of £40. He denied the charge and was later acquitted.

The robbery took place outside a building society in Antsey during May last year. Two raiders lay in wait inside an Audi driven by a third man, before pouncing on the guards once they exited their van to deliver a cash box. The two crooks were wearing gloves and had their faces covered by masks. One was carrying a hammer, whilst the other wielded a screwdriver.

During the case, a statement was produced which had been written by one of the guards targeted during the robbery. It explained: "I felt frightened. I had a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach because I knew what was going to happen. The whole incident has left me shaken and angry."

McNaul and Charles will return to court on 10 August for sentencing, i4u.com reports.

Cookies on this website
This website uses session cookies to provide the best experience for our visitors - in continuing to browse this site, you consent to their use.

Sign up to our updates
No spam - that's a promise!