Man jailed after mugging pensioner

A 91-year-old was in court to see her mugger jailed. Lynne Elmer-Laird suffered a blood clot in her brain. The man who caused her injuries has been put behind bars for 11 years.

Eric Banton violently assaulted the pensioner for the £20 in her purse.

Lynne Elmer-Laird was on her way to the shops in August, when she was robbed in the street by Banton.

She was left with serious injuries and still bears the scars of her ordeal. Rags Martel has been to speak to her, as her attacker was sentenced.

A warning, you may find some of the pictures of the victim's injuries distressing.

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Mugger sentenced

The man who robbed a 91-year-old woman in Highgate on 14th August has been sentenced to 11 years imprisonment.