Lincolnshire

Clinton Sentance admits knife-point robberies in Gainsborough

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Image caption In one of the robberies, an elderly man handed over his bank details after being threatened

A man has pleaded guilty to a spate of robberies, including one where a 75-year-old man gave his bank details after being threatened at knifepoint.

Clinton Sentance, 36, of Tennyson Street, Gainsborough, admitted three charges of robbery in the town.

The crimes, which took place in March, were at addresses in Ropery Road, Portland Terrace, and South Street, Morton, near Gainsborough.

The defendant was remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced on 15 June.

Appearing at Lincoln Crown Court, Sentance also admitted three linked charges of possession of a knife.

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