Man Mistakenly Makes an attempt To Rob His Personal Son At Knifepoint In Scotland

Man Mistakenly Attempts To Rob His Own Son At Knifepoint In Scotland

The person has been jailed for 26 months

In an uncommon incident, a person tried to rob his personal son at knifepoint in Scotland’s Glasgow, BBC reported. Apparently, the person was unaware the goal was his personal son. The incident occurred final yr in November, when a 45-year-old masked man focused a teenage boy at an ATM in Cranhill, Glasgow. 

The 17-year-old sufferer had used the money machine near his dwelling to withdraw 10 kilos (Rs 986). After gathering the money, {the teenager} noticed a hooded man wearing darkish clothes with a snood over his face lurking close by. 

Describing the incident, prosecutor Carrie Stevens mentioned, “As he put his card in his pocket and took the money from the machine, he turned left and felt one thing in opposition to the left aspect of his face. He was pinned up in opposition to the wall by the neck. The boy felt a big kitchen knife pressed in opposition to his face.”

The hooded man then demanded he offers him the cash. 

Nonetheless, {the teenager} instantly recognized his father from his voice and was left surprised. He requested his father, ”Are you severe? Have you learnt who that is?” When the attacker mentioned he did not care, the boy pulled down his snood and requested, “What are you doing?”

He responded, “I am sorry, I am determined.”

The son quickly fled the scene and advised his members of the family in regards to the incident earlier than alerting the police. The robber was subsequently arrested and later confessed to his crime. “I did not understand it was him on the money machine. I’ve carried out it. I’ll do the time for it,” he mentioned whereas admitting a cost of trying to rob the sufferer.

Sheriff Andrew Cubie, who sentenced the person to 26 months, advised the court docket, “These are a unprecedented set of occasions.”

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