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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The shocking moment a man brandished a machete at an officer has been released by police. Darrel Curtis, 37, was handed a sentence of four years and six months after he admitted two counts each of robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker. The judge also banned him from entering retail premises in BS7 for seven years. On September 6 last year police were called to Copley Gardens in Bristol to a report of a man with a knife. When they arrived, the man (later established to be Darrel Curtis) ran away from officers before brandishing the blade at them. Once in custody, police linked him to armed robberies carried out the night before and in the early hours of that day. To get breaking news like this straight to your inbox, click here Around 3.30am on September 6, Curtis had used the machete to threaten an employee at a service station on Gloucester Road before stealing cash, cigarettes and alcohol.
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. CCTV from outside the shop captured Curtis swapping the baseball cap he was wearing for a balaclava before entering the store. Curtis, of no fixed address, appeared at Bristol Crown Court last week where he was sentenced to four years and six months in prison. He admitted two counts each of robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker.
Darrel Curtis robbed a Bristol garage (Image: Avon and Somerset Police) On his release from prison, he will be subject to a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) for the following seven years which bans him from entering any retail premises in the BS7 postcode area. Investigating officer PC Joy Main said: “Darrel Curtis caused both members of the public and police force to fear for their own safety when he threatened them with a machete and a screwdriver. “Curtis is well known to retailers in the Lockleaze area and I’m sure they will welcome the CBO imposed on him which will prevent him carrying out any crimes in the area for a long time to come.”
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