Armed robber sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment

Date published: 13 June 2018

An armed robber has been sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment after being charged with seven offences at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court on Monday (11 June).

Darryl Worral (12/02/1988), of no fixed abode but believed to be from Heywood, was charged with possession of articles with blades, possession of an imitation firearm with intent, attempted robbery and robbery. He also received five years' extended license.

Worral’s armed spree began in February 2018 when, armed with a knife, he robbed a Co-op store in Littleborough.

Days later, he attempted to raid and rob a bookmaker in Heywood with a silver imitation handgun before raiding a nearby pub and attempting to rob the till at knife point.

He was arrested in April 2018 with two knives in his possession.

Worral’s weapons were seized, and he was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £700.

To contact the Rochdale Online news desk, email or visit our news submission page.

To get the latest news on your desktop or mobile, follow Rochdale Online on Twitter and Facebook.