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Published: 00:01, 04 April 2014 |
Updated: 10:25, 04 April 2014
Teenage tearaway Bradley Smith has been given a five-year sentence - for a series of shocking offences.
In just 16 weeks, the feral 18-year-old:
they were black; and
And after being arrested Smith bleated that he was now ashamed of his behaviour..and blamed his behaviour on the death of his mother and grandfather.
But Judge Adele Williams told him: "In the space of four months you committed very serious offences.
"You have shown no compassion to your victims who were extremely distressed and traumatised."
Prosecutor Jim Harvey told Canterbury Crown Court said in August last year Smith went to a store in Thanet and stole £15 worth of toiletries.
On October 2 the thug got into the home of a former friend, Sophie Judd.
The yob then smashed chairs, tables, glasses, plates, a sofa, radiator and TV in an orgy of violence.
"It must be made clear that racial abuse of this nature will not be tolerated. It is abhorrent. Your victims were justifiably upset and distressed by your behaviour" - Judge Adele Williams
"It must be made clear that racial abuse of this nature will not be tolerated.
"It is abhorrent. Your victims were justifiably upset and distressed by your behaviour."
Simon Taylor, defending, said: "He now accepts his behaviour was utterly deplorable and he is ashamed of his behaviour and now wants to change."
Smith, of All Saint's Avenue, Margate admitted robbery, causing grievous bodily harm, a racially motivated public order offence, theft, causing criminal damage and making off without paying.
He was sent to a young offenders' institute for a total of five years.
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