Trio admit £12k cigarette robbery in Chessington

Guilty: All three admitted the crime

Guilty: All three admitted the crime

First published in News Surrey Comet: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter - Surbiton + Chessington - 020 8722 6313

Three men have admitted robbing a delivery driver of thousands of pounds-worth of cigarettes.

John Reilly, 23, of Birchway House, Hayes, John Stokes, 27, of Clifford Road, Hounslow, and William Stokes, 27, of Elmcroft Close in Feltham, each pleaded guilty at Kingston Crown Court on Monday to one count of robbery.

They robbed a delivery driver of his cargo of cigarettes, worth about £12,000, in North Parade, Chessington, on May 23, Kingston police said.

The trio was arrested later the same day in Leatherhead.

They will return to Kingston Crown Court on Monday, July 14, to be sentenced.

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