Gainsborough

Gainsborough man admits knifepoint robberies of elderly people in their own homes

A man has admitted three knifepoint robberies of elderly people when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court.

Clinton Sentance, 36, of Tennyson Street, Gainsborough, pleaded guilty to two charges of robbery carried out on March 19 this year and a further charge of robbery the following day.

The robberies were at addresses in Ropery Road, Gainsborough; Portland Terrace, Gainsborough; and South Street, Morton, near Gainsborough.

Sentance also admitted three linked charges of possession of a knife.

The charges follow a series of knifepoint robberies of elderly people in their own homes.

Sentance was remanded in custody and is due to return to crown court on June 15 to be sentenced.