Six years for "thug" who robbed frail pensioner

A man who left an elderly woman wheelchair-bound after robbing her has been jailed for six and a half years. Michael Sines, who was previously jailed for stabbing a Homebase manager, attacked 84-year-old Veronica Manser at her home in Crowthorne.

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Veronica Manser spoke to Meridian after the attack Credit: ITV Meridian

A man who left an elderly woman wheelchair-bound after robbing her has been jailed for six and a half years.

Michael Sines from Windsor was sentenced at Reading Crown Court for the attack on the 84-year-old.

The 39-year-old admitting robbing Veronica Manser at her home in Crowthorne in 2012.