Carlisle knifepoint robber told to expect 'significant' prison sentence
A thug convicted of a terrifying knife-point robbery in his victim’s Carlisle home has been warned to expect a “significant” jail term.
The warning was issued by Judge Peter Davies minutes after a jury at the city’s crown court declared Carl Pattie, 28, guilty of robbery and possessing a prohibited weapon.
The second man who faced the same allegations, Mark Perrett, 35, was cleared of two identical charges.
Earlier this week, the court heard how victim Frank Richey, 53, had answered a knock on his door at 2am on January 12 and was then confronted by two masked robbers.
One was armed with a... read more
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