Prolific armed robber from Northampton who threatened females with scissors and knives gets jailed for 10 years

Peter Elvin was jailed for 10 years and will serve a further five on licence for a string or robberies in Northampton. CCTV image shows Elvin in Ladbrookes on  in Wellingborough Road.

Peter Elvin was jailed for 10 years and will serve a further five on licence for a string or robberies in Northampton. CCTV image shows Elvin in Ladbrookes on in Wellingborough Road.

A prolific robber threatened female workers with scissors, knives and even a bottle of ammonia during a spree of raids in Northampton.

Peter Elvin, aged 33, of Linden Road, Abington, left one of his victims with post traumatic stress and others afraid to return to work after he carried out four raids between December 30 last year and January 21.

Having first targeted Santander bank in Mercer’s Row, the father-of-one went on to hold-up Hatton Goldsmith jewellers in St Peter’s Street, a Thomas Cook travel agents in Abington Street and a Ladbrokes betting shop in Wellingborough Road.

 

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