A COWARD who robbed an 83-year-old pensioner in his Manchester Road home, Southport has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Liverpool Crown court heard how George Fairclough tied and beat up his defenceless victim Richard Brough on July 4th.

 Fairclough, aged 21, of Bank Square, Southport, pleaded guilty to robbery, false imprisonment and fraud was jailed for 10 years.

Pictured above is defenceless victim Richard Brough following his encounter with Fairclough

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