Teen sentenced for three robberies in four days

AN 18-year-old has been sentenced to two and a half years in a young offenders institution for a string of robberies. Sebbak Abdalghani, of Tynemouth Road, Tottenham, has been sentenced to 30 months detention for three robberies in February. The first of

AN 18-year-old has been sentenced to two and a half years in a young offenders' institution for a string of robberies.

Sebbak Abdalghani, of Tynemouth Road, Tottenham, has been sentenced to 30 months detention for three robberies in February.

The first offence happened on February 18 at 8.15pm. A man was walking along Florence Road near Crouch Hill when Abdalghani grabbed him from behind and stole his phone. The next day, at 5pm, a man was walking along the Parkland Walk towards Finsbury Park when he was grabbed from behind and robbed of two mobile phones.

And two days later, at 6.30pm, a man was walking along Upper Tollington Park near Finsbury Park when Abdalghani approached him holding a broken glass. He threatened the victim with the glass and stole his mobile phone and cash.


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After the sentencing at Wood Green Crown Court last Wednesday, Det Con Tina Young said: "I believe Abdalghani would have continued offending if he had not been caught.

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