Illegal immigrant who mugged victims of watches tried to avoid prison by ...

Medical experts find Tunisian illegal immigrant who tried to avoid prison by claiming to be a CHILD after mugging victims near Harrods for luxury watches worth £100,000 is at least 21 Tunisian thief tried to avoid a prison sentence by claiming that he was still 17 Bilal Sennousni had been part of a gang targeting wealthy tourists to London But youth court judge brought in specialists to assess his physical appearance  Sennousni was last week jailed for 18 months at Isleworth Crown Court

By Rebecca Camber Chief Crime Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:32 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 02:55 GMT, 3 February 2020

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Bilal Sennousni has now been jailed for 18 months after a sceptical youth court judge brought in specialists to assess his physical appearance

Bilal Sennousni has now been jailed for 18 months after a sceptical youth court judge brought in specialists to assess his physical appearance

A bearded illegal immigrant who mugged victims of watches worth nearly £100,000 tried to avoid prison by insisting he was still a child.

But despite convincing police he was just 17, Bilal Sennousni has now been jailed for 18 months after a sceptical youth court judge brought in specialists to assess his physical appearance.

They concluded the Tunisian thief was at least 21. 

Sennousni, who has a trimmed moustache and beard, had been part of a gang that targeted wealthy residents in affluent parts of London.

On September 13 he was caught red-handed with a £75,000 Richard Mille watch that had been snatched from a Norwegian millionaire in Mayfair, and was then linked to a mugging two weeks earlier, when an £18,000 Hublot Big Bang watch was wrenched from his victim near Harrods in Knightsbridge.

He then tried to convince officers he was a vulnerable 17-year-old who had been ordered to steal the watch by a friend.

Scotland Yard accepted he was a teenager as they could not find any birth

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