Teenagers jailed for carrying gun and knife at Birmingham hotel

Written by on July 3, 2018

TWO teenagers caught carrying weapons in Birmingham City Centre have been jailed.

Te-Jay Robinson, 18, of no fixed address was found by police in a room at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Smallbrook Queensway on January 7.

He had a revolver and machete concealed in his clothing.

A search of the room also saw a large knife found.

His 17-year-old accomplice, also jailed, cannot be named for legal reasons.

Footage of the 17-year-old on CCTV recorded by the hotel the previous day, showed him making gun signs with his hands and pretending to point a gun up and down the corridor.

Robinson pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm and an offensive weapon and Class A drugs, and was sentenced to seven years.

His accomplice was found guilty of possession of a firearm and will serve three years in jail.

They were both sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court.


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