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Elvis impersonator guilty of armed robberies

by | 2nd, February 2012

MARTIN Reilly, 53, the Northamptonshire crook who raided bookmakers in Northamptonshire, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Bedfordshire and Essex while disguised as Elvis Presley , Bill Oddie and Martin Jarvis doing his legendary impression of Rolf Harriss has admitted to a litany of crimes at Lewes Crown Court.

He will be sentenced in April.

Said Det Insp Ian Still, of Sussex Police, who led the inquiry:

“This was a demanding investigation but one which was particularly satisfying.”

Indeed, it was a party atmosphere – aided by Reilly who came dressed a Russ Abbott. In another life, he might have been a star…



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