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Locked up in April - 28 of the most high profile criminals jailed in Sussex last month

A predator who attacked drunk women, a boy drug dealer who stabbed a man to death and a masked armed robber are just some of criminals jailed in Sussex last month.

Here is a roundup of some of the most serious sentencings in Sussex in April. All sentencing details accurate at time of convictions.

Michael Cunnett subjected cabin crew to a violent homophobic attack at 9.30am after drinking four pints of Stella. One of his victims experienced excruciating pain when Cunnett punched him. Cunnett pleaded guilty to intentionally interfering with performance of aircraft crew member's duty, two charges of common assault and one count of criminal damage and was jailed for seven months and ordered to pay compensation.

5. Michael Cunnett, 38, of Tonstall Road in Epsom

Michael Cunnett subjected cabin crew to a violent homophobic attack at 9.30am after drinking four pints of Stella. One of his victims experienced excruciating pain when Cunnett punched him. Cunnett pleaded guilty to intentionally interfering with performance of aircraft crew member's duty, two charges of common assault and one count of criminal damage and was jailed for seven months and ordered to pay compensation.
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Megan Hammond robbed a Bognor pharmacy at gunpoint but was caught by police because of how childish her homemade disguise was. She threatened staff and demanded high-strength painkillers. She pleaded guilty to robbery, possessing an imitation firearm and possessing an offensive weapon and was jailed for 32 months.

6. Megan Hammond, 29, of no fixed address

Megan Hammond robbed a Bognor pharmacy at gunpoint but was caught by police because of how childish her homemade disguise was. She threatened staff and demanded high-strength painkillers. She pleaded guilty to robbery, possessing an imitation firearm and possessing an offensive weapon and was jailed for 32 months.
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Christopher Lancasters sheer greed led him to spend nearly five years stealing 54,000 from the company he worked for. The disgraced payroll supervisor bought a holiday to Dubai and designer clothes with the money he stole while he worked for Gardeners Books, a court heard. He pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position and was jailed for 20 months.

7. Christopher Lancaster, 48, of Seaford Road in Eastbourne

Christopher Lancasters sheer greed led him to spend nearly five years stealing 54,000 from the company he worked for. The disgraced payroll supervisor bought a holiday to Dubai and designer clothes with the money he stole while he worked for Gardeners Books, a court heard. He pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position and was jailed for 20 months.
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Six men were sent to prison for a total of almost 30 years for their part in the supply of class A drugs in Crawley. Francis Gomez, 41, of London, was given a 15-year-prison sentence. Laeek Ahmed, 27, of Denchers Plat, Crawley, was sentenced to six years in prison. Jamal Sultan, 33, of Redditch Close, Crawley was handed a four-and-a-half year jail term. Sarder Bashir, 37, of Martyrs Avenue, Crawley, was given a four month suspended sentence. Robert Smith, 35, of Burwash Road, Crawley was given a 20-month suspended sentence. Syed Hussain, 40, of Heron Close, Crawley, was given a 32 month sentence. Picture shows: Francis Gomez (top left), Jamal Sultan (top right), Laeek Ahmed (bottom left) and Syed Hussain (bottom right)

8. Crawley Class A drugs supply ring

Six men were sent to prison for a total of almost 30 years for their part in the supply of class A drugs in Crawley. Francis Gomez, 41, of London, was given a 15-year-prison sentence. Laeek Ahmed, 27, of Denchers Plat, Crawley, was sentenced to six years in prison. Jamal Sultan, 33, of Redditch Close, Crawley was handed a four-and-a-half year jail term. Sarder Bashir, 37, of Martyrs Avenue, Crawley, was given a four month suspended sentence. Robert Smith, 35, of Burwash Road, Crawley was given a 20-month suspended sentence. Syed Hussain, 40, of Heron Close, Crawley, was given a 32 month sentence. Picture shows: Francis Gomez (top left), Jamal Sultan (top right), Laeek Ahmed (bottom left) and Syed Hussain (bottom right)
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