Carlisle robbery accused tells court he was asleep at his mum's
A man accused of a knifepoint robbery has told a jury he was tucked up in bed at the time.
Mark Perrett, 35, is one of two men on trial at the city's crown court.
Both he and 28-year-old Carl Pattie deny robbing and stealing belongings from Frank Richey in the early hours of January 13.
Mr Richey has told a jury two masked men burst into his city home, taking turns to subdue him with a blade and Taser while ransacking the property.
He said he recognised Pattie was one of the men after a disguise slipped from the front of his face. However, Pattie, of Botcherby Avenue, has denied any... read more
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