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Fleeing raiders nabbed—running into the long arm of the law

PUBLISHED: 17:00 26 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:29 05 October 2010

Bungling raiders Glen Geddes and Patrick Kasoro

Bungling raiders Glen Geddes and Patrick Kasoro

A RAIDER was caught red-handed when he ran into the arms of two cops in his bid to escape from a £7,500 wages snatch in London’s East End. The officers in plain clothes were alerted by the robbery victim bravely chasing one of the two robbers towards them

By Mike Brooke

A RAIDER was caught red-handed when he ran into the arms of two cops in his bid to escape from a £7,500 wages snatch in London's East End.

The officers in plain clothes were alerted by the robbery victim bravely chasing one of the two robbers towards them.

The thieves had spotted a businessman driving out of the car park at the back of Barclays Bank in Whitechapel.

SMASHED WINDCREEN

They pounced on his car, smashing the windscreen and grabbing the envelope from the passenger seat containing the wages for his staff.

But the 46-year-old businessman was no pushover-he leapt out and ran after one of them, into the arms of the cops. The second raider had his collar felt later.

The luckless raiders appeared for sentencing at Snaresbrook crown court on Friday for last November's the bungled heist.

Bad lads Glen Geddes, 26, from Tottenham, and Patrick Kasoro, 28, from Romford, got three years each for robbery.


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