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Published On: Fri, Apr 21st, 2017 at 2:50pm

Three men sentenced following West Granton store robbery

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Three men, Craig Vallance (24), Darren Harvey (23) and Daryl Loftus (24) were sentenced yesterday in connection with an assault and robbery at the West Granton Community Store which took lace on 2nd December last year.

Craig Vallance from Edinburgh was found guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 24th March and was sentenced to 54 months in prison.

Daryl Loftus from Edinburgh pled guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 20th March and was sentenced to 47 months.

Darren Harvey (pictured) from Edinburgh pled guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 20th March and was sentenced to 35 months.

Detective Sergeant Robert Wallace from Corstorphine CID said:”Vallance, Loftus and Harvey showed absolutely no regard for the welfare of the staff members during this robbery.

“I would like to thank all the witnesses that were involved in bringing these men to justice.

“We treat all crimes of this nature with the utmost seriousness and are committed to using all resources at our disposal to investigate and bring perpetrators before the courts.”

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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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