Two men who attacked a 65-year-old woman with a meat cleaver as they attempted to rob the shop she was working in in North Devon have today been sentenced.
Lee Prowse who asked for 15 other offences to be taken into consideration was jailed for seven years. While Jamie Latta was given a six year sentence.
Richard Lawrence was at Exeter Crown Court:
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