Jail for ‘Rolex ripper’ who targeted West End diners

A ‘Rolex Ripper’ who stole watches, jewellery and mopeds at gunpoint has been jailed for seven and a half years. Riece Francis, 23, toured affluent areas of west London on a stolen moped to rob his targets with an imitation pistol. He burst into a Greek restaurant in Sussex Place, Paddington, and forced a diner to hand over his watch and wallet. Francis used the same tactic to steal a £13,500 Rolex watch from a man outside a gastro pub…

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