Gang jailed for vicious Eastbourne mugging

Lauren St Pierre

Louise Gould

Wayne Rogers

First published in News

WITH VIDEO: Two women and a man have been jailed for a vicious robbery on a man on his way home.

CCTV footage shows how the 40-year-old was pounced on in Queens Road, Eastbourne, by Louise Gould, Lauren St Pierre and Wayne Rogers and punched to the ground.

The group, all of no fixed address, then dragged him out of view of the main road and began repeatedly kicking him in the head and stamping on his body while he lay defenceless on the ground.

They rifled through his pockets and stole his mobile phone before leaving him lying in agony after they were interrupted by a passer-by who stepped in and told them to leave the victim alone.

The victim was taken to hospital with severe bruising to his head and face after the assault in the early hours of Friday, April 26.

Paramedics called police and officers tracked down witnesses and CCTV footage that clearly identified the offenders.

Gould, 31, was jailed for nine years when she appeared at Lewes Crown Court. Rogers, 29, was jailed for seven years. St Pierre, 25, was jailed for five years.

Detective Sergeant John Steven said: "This was a sickening attack on an innocent man who was on his way home after a night out with friends.

"He was subjected to a vicious attack that could have been even worse if a member of the public had not bravely intervened.

"It is a miracle that the victim did not suffer any life-changing or life-threatening injuries."

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1:06pm Tue 22 Apr 14

roystony says...

What a bunch of *****, hope that women rots in hell.
What a bunch of *****, hope that women rots in hell. roystony
  • Score: 20

1:07pm Tue 22 Apr 14

UglyAmerican says...

Wonder what their substance of choice was. They look just like those mug shots of people on meth....
Wonder what their substance of choice was. They look just like those mug shots of people on meth.... UglyAmerican
  • Score: 15

1:18pm Tue 22 Apr 14

brightonaire says...

The Victorians used to study this type of delinquent and concluded that they looked a certain way. I think you could look at their photos alone and draw the same conclusion.... they warrant the electric chair or something else that results in their painful and protracted deaths... bring back hanging, drawing and quartering for example
The Victorians used to study this type of delinquent and concluded that they looked a certain way. I think you could look at their photos alone and draw the same conclusion.... they warrant the electric chair or something else that results in their painful and protracted deaths... bring back hanging, drawing and quartering for example brightonaire
  • Score: 21

5:29pm Tue 22 Apr 14

Imbecile says...

For once a proper jail sentence, rather than the usual suspended one. Hope all three get a good beating from other prisoners and the prison officers.
For once a proper jail sentence, rather than the usual suspended one. Hope all three get a good beating from other prisoners and the prison officers. Imbecile
  • Score: 14

5:35pm Tue 22 Apr 14

Free money says...

Imbecile wrote:
For once a proper jail sentence, rather than the usual suspended one. Hope all three get a good beating from other prisoners and the prison officers.
Be sure they won't im sorry to say.Those days have long gone my friend.
[quote][p][bold]Imbecile[/bold] wrote: For once a proper jail sentence, rather than the usual suspended one. Hope all three get a good beating from other prisoners and the prison officers.[/p][/quote]Be sure they won't im sorry to say.Those days have long gone my friend. Free money
  • Score: 2

5:39pm Tue 22 Apr 14

gheese77 says...

UglyAmerican wrote:
Wonder what their substance of choice was. They look just like those mug shots of people on meth....
They look like smack heads to me
[quote][p][bold]UglyAmerican[/bold] wrote: Wonder what their substance of choice was. They look just like those mug shots of people on meth....[/p][/quote]They look like smack heads to me gheese77
  • Score: 3

5:53pm Tue 22 Apr 14

mimseycal says...

Well, at least they won't be on no known address for the foreseeable. What a horrid incident.
Well, at least they won't be on no known address for the foreseeable. What a horrid incident. mimseycal
  • Score: 4

3:00am Wed 23 Apr 14

blacktopsoldier says...

imo.their sentences were nowhere near long enough. do the good behaviour bit,and out in no time, nasty scumbags
imo.their sentences were nowhere near long enough. do the good behaviour bit,and out in no time, nasty scumbags blacktopsoldier
  • Score: 4

1:20pm Wed 23 Apr 14

DisillusionedBtowner says...

It'sa double sentence of a few years in jail and then a lifetime looking like that, yuck!!
It'sa double sentence of a few years in jail and then a lifetime looking like that, yuck!! DisillusionedBtowner
  • Score: 1

2:13pm Wed 23 Apr 14

firemanste says...

congratulations to the judge for giving these scumbags a decent sentence.just a shame they only do half of it in prison and the rest on licence visiting probation officers..i still suffer p.t.s.d after i was robbed in 1999. so my sentence i still serve and my attackers were out after three years
congratulations to the judge for giving these scumbags a decent sentence.just a shame they only do half of it in prison and the rest on licence visiting probation officers..i still suffer p.t.s.d after i was robbed in 1999. so my sentence i still serve and my attackers were out after three years firemanste
  • Score: 1

1:46am Tue 3 Jun 14

Brightonian1966 says...

I always wondered what happened to the cast of the "The hills have eyes,

A good sentence too.
I always wondered what happened to the cast of the "The hills have eyes, A good sentence too. Brightonian1966
  • Score: 0

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