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Two men jailed for a combined 17 years for robbery spree in Southampton and Eastleigh

The robbery spree began at Chickenhall Service Station in Eastleigh in September 2017. Photo: Hampshire Police

Two men have been jailed for robbing three businesses in two days in Southampton and Eastleigh armed with a knife and a baton.

27-year old Wayne Anthony Grant from Southampton and Connor Terrence Davis, aged 25, of no fixed address carried out the raids in September 2017. Grant has been jailed for eight years and Davis was given a nine year sentence.

The two men went on shopping sprees at Gunwharf Quays and in Bournemouth. Credit: Hampshire Police

They targeted the Chickenhall Service Station on Bishopstoke Road in Eastleigh, Botley Petrol Station in Hedge End and Betfred on Aldermoor Road in Southampton. They stole cash and cigarettes.

The two men stole cash and cigarettes armed with a knife and a baton. Credit: Hampshire Police

"Grant and Davis then treated themselves to a shopping spree with their ill-gotten gains at Gunwharf Quays. They were seen on CCTV paying for items with a lot of coins, which was circumstantially linked to the robbery at Botley Service Station."

– Detective Constable Sean Owens