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    Armless man led British police on a 100mph chase after jewellery raid

    John Smith, 18, was the designated getaway driver for the heist, despite needing somebody to change the gears for him.

    The youth led police on a high-speed car chase along the A2 from Kent to London before losing control and crashing on the approaches to the capital's Blackwall Tunnel.

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    Man with no arms led police on a 100mph chase after jewellery raid - Telegraph

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    I wonder if being unarmed played a part in the light sentence.
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    Looks like their sentences are as bad as ours
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    I wonder if being unarmed played a part in the light sentence.
    The selection had to suck though. Couldn't justify stealing rings, watches, or bracelets.

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    Luck for unarmed British colleagues that this suspect was also unarmed.
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