Armed robber recalled to prison after arrest in Sheffield

Armed robber back behind bars after arrest in Sheffield
Armed robber back behind bars after arrest in Sheffield

An armed robber on licence after being released from prison after 15 years of a life sentence is back behind bars again.

The man, not yet named by South Yorkshire Police, was arrested when officers raided a property in Pitsmoor yesterday morning.

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The force said the man was on licence after serving 15 years of a life sentence for a string of armed robberies but he had failed to comply with a number of conditions.

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South Yorkshire Police said the man had ‘actively evaded police for a number of months’.

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He was recalled to prison to serve the rest of his life sentence behind bars.