John Glancy jailed for six years for charity box raid
A man who stole charity boxes during a shop robbery in Renfrewshire has been jailed for six years.
John Glancy and two accomplices were wearing masks when they threatened staff at a Co-op store, in Bishopton, with poles and a knife last October.
The High Court in Glasgow heard that the 49-year-old had previous convictions for assault and robbery and was jailed for 20 months in 2009.
Glancy was not long released from jail when he committed the Co-op robbery.
Passing sentence, temporary judge Kenneth MacIver said: "This obviously is a matter of some considerable gravity and a robbery which was committed while all three of you were armed with weapons."