Suit-wearing robber admits armed raids on three betting shops in Bournemouth

Suit-wearing robber admits armed raids on three betting shops in Bournemouth

ROBBERIES: Ladbrokes at Christchurch Road

ROBBER: David Hinde

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A MAN who committed a string of robberies at bookmakers in Bournemouth and Portsmouth has been warned that he faces a “substantial” prison sentence.

David Hinde raided three betting shops in as many days earlier this month, carrying a knife with him on two occasions.

The defendant, of Walpole Road in Boscombe, began his crime spree at Ladbrokes in Christchurch Road, Boscombe East, on May 7, where the store was said to have been held up by a suited man wielding a hammer.

The incident sparked a manhunt involving the police helicopter, but no one was arrested, and the following day the Coral shop in Castle Lane West was targeted by a robber armed with a knife.

The 34-year-old was arrested in the Portsmouth area following a raid at Ladbrokes in Leith Avenue, Portchester.

He pleaded guilty to three counts of robbery and two of having an article with a blade or point in a public place – both of these counts referred to a knife.

Mitigating for Hinde, Rufus Taylor said: “We need to obtain a psychiatric report (before sentencing).

“The defendant was the victim of a serious stabbing in 2007 and there is still some post-traumatic stress disorder.”

Judge John Harrow told the defendant that he must cooperate with the Probation Service and the psychiatrist.

“You will return here for sentence on July 25,” he said.

“Almost inevitably, there will be a substantial prison sentence.”

Hinde, who spoke to confirm his name and enter guilty pleas to each of the five counts, replied: “Yes my Lord” as he was led back into custody.

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6:26am Tue 20 May 14

Huey says...

Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe
Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe Huey
  • Score: 18

7:23am Tue 20 May 14

Lord Spring says...

Guilty pleas, Well that reduced the lawyers incomes by some considerable amount.
Guilty pleas, Well that reduced the lawyers incomes by some considerable amount. Lord Spring
  • Score: 11

7:50am Tue 20 May 14

bosco1 says...

Good job he is not before Judge Wiggs otherwise he would be out on bail now, and a suspended sentence in July.!!
Good job he is not before Judge Wiggs otherwise he would be out on bail now, and a suspended sentence in July.!! bosco1
  • Score: 11

7:56am Tue 20 May 14

djd says...

He was the victim of a stabbing in 2007 and that's probably the reason for him taking a knife and hammer and robbing people!!!
Amazing how these defence barristers can come up with such fairy tales.
It wouldn't have anything to do with his addiction though, would it???
He was the victim of a stabbing in 2007 and that's probably the reason for him taking a knife and hammer and robbing people!!! Amazing how these defence barristers can come up with such fairy tales. It wouldn't have anything to do with his addiction though, would it??? djd
  • Score: 17

8:08am Tue 20 May 14

nickynoodah says...

hammers chisel's knives spirit levels
all used as weapons
obviously got a SCREW loose you know.
hammers chisel's knives spirit levels all used as weapons obviously got a SCREW loose you know. nickynoodah
  • Score: -9

8:09am Tue 20 May 14

BIGTONE says...

Huey wrote:
Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe
There are some high class squats too.
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe[/p][/quote]There are some high class squats too. BIGTONE
  • Score: 7

10:13am Tue 20 May 14

rozmister says...

djd wrote:
He was the victim of a stabbing in 2007 and that's probably the reason for him taking a knife and hammer and robbing people!!!
Amazing how these defence barristers can come up with such fairy tales.
It wouldn't have anything to do with his addiction though, would it???
Here's some details about said stabbing - http://www.stalbansr
eview.co.uk/news/376
7320.Lovers_knife_at
tack_trial_continues
/

Sounds like these violent habits preceded the robbery, he got stabbed because he slashed somebody else with a knife first he wasn't an innocent victim.
[quote][p][bold]djd[/bold] wrote: He was the victim of a stabbing in 2007 and that's probably the reason for him taking a knife and hammer and robbing people!!! Amazing how these defence barristers can come up with such fairy tales. It wouldn't have anything to do with his addiction though, would it???[/p][/quote]Here's some details about said stabbing - http://www.stalbansr eview.co.uk/news/376 7320.Lovers_knife_at tack_trial_continues / Sounds like these violent habits preceded the robbery, he got stabbed because he slashed somebody else with a knife first he wasn't an innocent victim. rozmister
  • Score: 8

11:46am Tue 20 May 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

Yes my Lord.

What a tit
Yes my Lord. What a tit Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: 4

1:18pm Tue 20 May 14

churchill gardens resident says...

another boscombe resident probably trying to getting some money to do up some of the local doss houses
another boscombe resident probably trying to getting some money to do up some of the local doss houses churchill gardens resident
  • Score: -1

2:08pm Tue 20 May 14

speedy231278 says...

Huey wrote:
Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe
Apart from Roumelia Lane?
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe[/p][/quote]Apart from Roumelia Lane? speedy231278
  • Score: -1

4:58pm Tue 20 May 14

O'Reilly says...

Lord Spring wrote:
Guilty pleas, Well that reduced the lawyers incomes by some considerable amount.
It works in his favour..... just ask Judge Wiggs.
[quote][p][bold]Lord Spring[/bold] wrote: Guilty pleas, Well that reduced the lawyers incomes by some considerable amount.[/p][/quote]It works in his favour..... just ask Judge Wiggs. O'Reilly
  • Score: 0

6:34pm Tue 20 May 14

ashleycross says...

Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol.
You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes.
Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol. You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes. ashleycross
  • Score: -1

6:44pm Tue 20 May 14

djd says...

ashleycross wrote:
Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol.
You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes.
And his excuse for terrifying innocent people with a hammer and a knife for a few hundred pounds is......???????
[quote][p][bold]ashleycross[/bold] wrote: Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol. You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes.[/p][/quote]And his excuse for terrifying innocent people with a hammer and a knife for a few hundred pounds is......??????? djd
  • Score: 3

7:28pm Tue 20 May 14

simong says...

Huey wrote:
Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe
If you are looking for 'Scrotes' you need look no further than the organisations (bookmakers) that this man is accused of robbing.
No one was hurt, unlike the damage done to thousands every year by these immoral corporations who seek to exploit the naive and vulnerable.
They now stay open very day apart from Christmas day from 9-9 looking to make money out of their odious Fixed odds betting terminals.
They are also happy to leave staff alone in these shops with no protection (screens etc),most on minimum wage, knowing full well their potential vulnerability. How about using some of their vast profits to protect them ?
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe[/p][/quote]If you are looking for 'Scrotes' you need look no further than the organisations (bookmakers) that this man is accused of robbing. No one was hurt, unlike the damage done to thousands every year by these immoral corporations who seek to exploit the naive and vulnerable. They now stay open very day apart from Christmas day from 9-9 looking to make money out of their odious Fixed odds betting terminals. They are also happy to leave staff alone in these shops with no protection (screens etc),most on minimum wage, knowing full well their potential vulnerability. How about using some of their vast profits to protect them ? simong
  • Score: 5

11:52pm Tue 20 May 14

rozmister says...

ashleycross wrote:
Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol.
You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes.
If you threaten to stab somebody, meet them, get in a fight with them and slash them with a knife you aren't the VICTIM of a violent stabbing. You are the maker of your own fate. He was the only one found guilty of a crime in that incident by the way, his ex girlfriend who stabbed him was found not guilty by the judge whilst he pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding (see here - http://www.stalbansr
eview.co.uk/news/379
5925.Stabbing_trial_
thrown_out/)

He didn't suffer a breakdown that caused him to be violent, he was a violent man before he was stabbed and he's a violent man now judging by this article.
[quote][p][bold]ashleycross[/bold] wrote: Ask yourself if you or someone you love were the victim of a violent stabbing, do you think you'd get the psychiatric support afterwards that you needed? When people suffer breakdowns they drop out of the system because they are too ill to access medical help. It's not surprising people resort to self medicating with illegal drugs and alcohol. You shouldn't judge anyone till you've walked a mile in his shoes.[/p][/quote]If you threaten to stab somebody, meet them, get in a fight with them and slash them with a knife you aren't the VICTIM of a violent stabbing. You are the maker of your own fate. He was the only one found guilty of a crime in that incident by the way, his ex girlfriend who stabbed him was found not guilty by the judge whilst he pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding (see here - http://www.stalbansr eview.co.uk/news/379 5925.Stabbing_trial_ thrown_out/) He didn't suffer a breakdown that caused him to be violent, he was a violent man before he was stabbed and he's a violent man now judging by this article. rozmister
  • Score: 2

10:10am Wed 21 May 14

BH1 loyal says...

Huey wrote:
Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe
The whole of Christchurch and Poole is full of these so called 'scrotes' old moaning coffin dodgers I hope the travellers stay on the closest park to you for the whole summer and not one of you will say a word, just come on here and moan, what a sad life.
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh Walpole road, probably the highest concentration of Scrotes per square metre than anywhere else in Western Europe[/p][/quote]The whole of Christchurch and Poole is full of these so called 'scrotes' old moaning coffin dodgers I hope the travellers stay on the closest park to you for the whole summer and not one of you will say a word, just come on here and moan, what a sad life. BH1 loyal
  • Score: 2

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