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William Street Coach Park where the gang, including, Moir, below, and Leybourn, bottom, attacked.
William Street Coach Park where the gang, including, Moir, below, and Leybourn, bottom, attacked.
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Two men were robbed and attacked in gang attacks only an hour apart in a Scarborough coach park, a court was told.

One of the attackers, Daniel Moir, said to have been “running amok” and carrying out “acts of mindless thuggery” throughout last year, was sent to a young offenders’ institute for a total of four-and-a-half years.

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North Yorkshire Police photo of prisoner Daniel Moir.''PHOTOGRAPHS are the copyright of the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police. They must not be published or republished beyond a period of three days following initial receipt without the express consent in writing of the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police. You are reminded of your obligations under the Contempt of Court Act 1981, should this document / photograph be used again in any unrelated proceedings'LEGAL NOTICE PLEASE NOTE: as publishers, it is your responsibility to check whether any restrictions have been imposed by the courts that may affect the reporting of legal proceedings.'This document/photograph is being released to you for the purpose of reporting this particular case/incident and you should then destroy it. Its use thereafter is not sanctioned by North Yorkshire Police without the direct authority of the Chief Constable, who retains the copyright. You are reminded of your obligations under the Contempt of Court Act 1981, should

Moir, 19, of Columbus Ravine, was one of five people in the dock at York Crown Court in connection with the incidents in William Street Coach Park on September 19 last year.

In total Moir appeared before the court for sentencing on seven charges - two of robbery and one each of attempted robbery, racially aggravated assault, burglary, criminal damage and common assault – some committed in breach of a suspended sentence.

The Recorder of York, Judge Stephen Ashurst, told Moir his cases presented a “considerable case for concern” and he had had to consider passing a sentence for public protection.

However, the judge added that because of Moir’s early guilty pleas, and because a fixed sentence would give him the opportunity to mature, he had decided it would be more in the public interest to allow him a chance of rehabilitation.

Please find attached the press release and two photos:''1) of the Foyer Federation's 'Coming of Age' National Policy Event depicting Ian Leybourn presenting Tim Loughton with the podcast ''On the 24.03.10 Foundation through the MyNav Project were invited by the Right Honourable Alistair Darling (Chancellor of the Exchequer) to a reception held at number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the Foyer Federations 'Coming of Age' National Policy Event. 'Foundation was chosen to be one out of the five pilot projects in the U.K to test 'MyNav', an online informal learning portal out with their customers. 'Foundation, who deliver supported accommodation and young person's positive activities for their customers in Scarborough were invited through the Foyer Federation to deliver a presentation on the MyNav Project at the Federations Policy Event. 'Attendees at the Foyer Federations National Policy Event were presented with information on the MyNav Project by Foundation's Activities Organiser Corinna Sutherland and custome

Please find attached the press release and two photos:''1) of the Foyer Federation's 'Coming of Age' National Policy Event depicting Ian Leybourn presenting Tim Loughton with the podcast ''On the 24.03.10 Foundation through the MyNav Project were invited by the Right Honourable Alistair Darling (Chancellor of the Exchequer) to a reception held at number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the Foyer Federations 'Coming of Age' National Policy Event. 'Foundation was chosen to be one out of the five pilot projects in the U.K to test 'MyNav', an online informal learning portal out with their customers. 'Foundation, who deliver supported accommodation and young person's positive activities for their customers in Scarborough were invited through the Foyer Federation to deliver a presentation on the MyNav Project at the Federations Policy Event. 'Attendees at the Foyer Federations National Policy Event were presented with information on the MyNav Project by Foundation's Activities Organiser Corinna Sutherland and custome

Also before the court was Ian Leybourn, 27, of Columbus Ravine – for sentencing on assault occasioning actual bodily harm and theft, Michael Nelson, 18, of Columbus Ravine – for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and Liam Dunn, 21, of Barrowcliff Road and a 17-year-old Scarborough youth – who were both charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and theft.

Austin Newman, prosecuting, told how on the evening of September 19 the first robbery victim was approached by the gang, verbally abused, taken to the ground, punched and kicked.

He managed to free himself but was then approached by three members of the gang and assaulted with a piece of wood and fists and his wallet taken.

One hour later the second victim was approached by three members of the gang. He too was assaulted and had £180 taken from his jeans pocket.

Leybourn, who once attended Downing Street for an award for charity work, was jailed for 21 months.

Nelson, said to have been “seeking acceptance” in a group, received a nine month sentence in a Young Offenders Institute, suspended for two years and 100 hours unpaid work.