Man jailed for stick-up in service station toilet

A 22-YEAR-old who accosted a man inside a service station toilet, demanding that he hand over all his money, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment.

Robert Kelvin Delphin, 22, followed the man into the Nikenbah service station toilet on December 26 last year, the Maryborough District Court heard.

Delphin pretended to have a knife and threatened to cut the man if he didn't hand over his money.

The court heard the man managed to get out of the toilet, but Delphin followed him back to his car and continued to threaten him and a female waiting inside the car.

The man handed over $10 and a handful of coins before Delphin finally left him alone.

Judge Hugh Botting declared 142 days of pre-sentence custody as time served and set his parole for May 26.



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