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Robber Nicholas Everett, 32, who threatened teenager with screwdriver on Lowestoft's Yarmouth Road and stole bike, phone and bag jailed for four years



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A man who threatened a teenager with a screwdriver in Lowestoft and stole £2,000 worth of his belongings, including his bike, phone and bag, has been jailed.

Ipswich Crown Court heard that Nicholas Everett, 32, of London Road South in the town, approached a 17-year-old boy at about 11.20pm on June 9.

During the robbery on Yarmouth Road, in which Everett produced a screwdriver and pressed it against the victim's chest and neck, the boy's mountain bike, iPhone, ear pods, bag and contents, including cards, were stolen.

Nicholas Everett, of Lowestoft. Picture: Suffolk Police
Nicholas Everett, of Lowestoft. Picture: Suffolk Police

The victim was not physically injured.

Police subsequently arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of robbery, after which Everett was charged with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

During the hearing, Everett also asked for a robbery in Saxmundham in May 2020, when he stole a mountain bike from Station Approach after threatening a man with a screwdriver, to be taken into consideration.

Ipswich Crown Court
Ipswich Crown Court

On October 5, he was sentenced to four years in jail at Ipswich Crown Court.

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