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Red Bull Racing robbery: Four members of gang jailed

Four members of a gang have been jailed for robbing Red Bull Racing factory in 2014.

Red Bull Racing robbery: Four members of gang jailed

New Delhi: Four members of a gang which stole 60 trophies from the Red Bull Racing factory in Milton Keynes have been jailed for up to seven years each.

According to a report in BBC, the Guildford Crown Court had sentenced the four to prison terms, ranging from two years to seven years.

The report quoted Judge Christopher Critchlow as saying, "This was serious organised crime... that reflected a deliberate, organised, professional conspiracy to burgle and steal."

It also provided details of the individuals who were charged with conspiracy to commit burglary and steal.


  • Danny Stevens, 37, of Hampshire - seven-year sentence
  • Paul Smith, 24, of Hampshire - six-year sentence
  • Jason Eastwood, 41, of Hampshire - three years and four months sentence
  • Luke Cole, 24, no fixed address, but formerly of Doncaster - two-year sentence

The report claimed that the gang's haul, which also included thefts from cash machines in Surrey, was estimated to be worth £934,000 and the raids caused £317,000 of damage.

The gang burgled the Milton Keynes factory on December 6, 2014, taking 60 trophies.

A total of 60 trophies were stolen from the Milton Keynes factory on December 6, 2014, with some 20 recovered from a lake 10 days later.

 

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