R v Sharpe & Or's (2020)

Fraser Coxhill instructed as sole counsel for the prosecution of three serving Guardsmen in the British Army in respect of a series of armed robberies in south London.

Two soldiers from the famous military regiment that guards the Queen took part in a string of armed robberies across south London, a court has heard. Grenadier Guards Kristopher James-Merrill, 20, and Dillon Sharpe, 23 – along with friend Marlon Wright, 25 - are alleged to have raided seven convenience stores with a BB gun across a three-day spree in July 2018. Their regiment is one of the most senior in the British Army with soldiers recognised by the scarlet tunic and bearskin uniforms they wear while on ceremonial duty at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.

BBC News, Daily Mail

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