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Man admits trying to rob Carlisle betting shop

A man who tried to rob a Carlisle city centre bookmakers has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Jack Gibson, 51, of Garfield Street, Carlisle, targeted the Ladbrokes branch in Rosemary Lane on December 11.

At the city's crown court today he pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and having a bladed article in a public place.

His 16-month jail term was suspended for two years.

GIbson was also banned from entering any Ladbrokes outlet for 12 months.


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