Portishead man jailed for shop robbery

Luke Golding robbed the Co-op supermarket last June. Pictures: Avon and Somerset police and Google M

Luke Golding robbed the Co-op supermarket last June. Pictures: Avon and Somerset police and Google Maps - Credit: Archant

A 25-year-old robber, who threatened women before stealing cigarettes from a shop in Portishead, has been jailed for more than two years.

Luke Golding was sentenced to 27 months behind bars for a raid on the Co-operative supermarket in Avon Way last summer.

On June 17 he threatened a pair of women at the store, telling them he had a weapon with him.

He jumped over the shop counter and stole some cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

The women told Bristol Crown Court they had felt ‘panicked’ during the crime.


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Golding, of Briary Road, denied the robbery but was sent to jail by judge Michael Longman on Monday.

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