Judge: no surprise robbery victims thought firearm was real

The Recorder of Liverpool, Judge Clement Goldstone QC, was shown the imitation firearm in court. Still covered in the red dye from the money, it was he said "not surprising... that the victims of the robbery thought it was real."

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Teen bank robber sentenced

A "model pupil" who robbed a bank in Liverpool with an imitation firearm has been sentenced to 39 months and two weeks in detention.