vincent_barnesVincent Barnes, 38 years, unemployed of Morrant Place N22 appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on Monday 4 February 2013 where he was sentenced to two years imprisonment for threatening a shopkeeper with a firearm.

Barnes had appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on Tuesday 22 January where he entered a plea of guilty to possession of an airgun with intent to cause fear of violence, contrary to Section 16A of the Firearms Act 1968.

Police were called at about 12:00 hours on Sunday 2 September 2012 to an off-licence in High Road N22 to reports that a fight had taken place between a shopkeeper and a man with a gun, who had left the scene.

Police attended and it was reported that a customer for whom the shopkeeper had no name or address, but is now known to be Vincent Barnes, had handed over money to pay for items and the shopkeeper had also taken £2.40 owed for items he had previously allowed the customer to take and owe money on.

Source and Full Story: Metropolitan Police