Dorset

Man jailed over Poole HSBC bank robbery

HSBC bank in Broadstone, Poole
Image caption Warwick used an imitation firearm when he robbed the bank in Lower Blandford Road

A man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after admitting robbing a bank in Dorset.

Louis Warwick, 26, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to robbery following the raid on HSBC bank in Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone, Poole, on 4 April.

He was arrested the same day.

At the hearing at Bournemouth Crown Court, Warwick was also handed a two-year sentence, to be served concurrently, for possessing an imitation firearm with intent.

He was also ordered to pay a £120 victim surcharge.

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