Brent Henderson jailed for role in terrifying Abermain Bowling Club armed robbery

Updated March 11 2021 - 3:08pm, first published 12:30pm

BRENT William Henderson has been jailed for a maximum of seven years and six months for his role in a terrifying armed robbery at the Abermain Bowling Club in 2017, with a judge finding he could not be certain the 36-year-old was the intruder armed with a shortened shotgun.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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