Eight years for ‘despicable act’

A couple who threw a a 91-year-old dementia sufferer to the ground to steal his wallet have been jailed for eight years for the ‘despicable act.’ John Beaufont was making his usual morning trip to pick up newspapers when Delaney Foster, 35, and Sophie McDonnell, 34, attacked him at Hughenden House, Marylebone, on 22 November. Foster hit him over the head while McDonnell pulled his wallet containing £350 cash and cards from his back pocket, Southwark Crown Court heard. But…

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