Millionaire’s daughter Laura Johnson released from prison after London riot looting
PUBLISHED: 16:27 29 July 2013 | UPDATED: 16:27 29 July 2013
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A former Orpington student has been released from prison following her part in the London riots.
Laura Johnson, of Sheepcote Lane, was jailed for two years after she was found guilty of burglary and handling stolen goods at Inner London Crown Court in May 2012.
The 21-year-old millionaire’s daughter looted Comet, in Bugsby’s Way, Charlton and was found to have handled a television stolen from Currys, in Stonelake Retail Park, Charlton by a jury.
Other electrical items, as well as cigarettes and alcohol were found in the car she had been using to drive looters around on August 8.
An undergraduate at the University of Exeter, Johnson had been studying English and Italian after achieving top grades at Newstead Wood School, in Avebury Road, Orpington.
Her parents, Robert and Lindsay Johnson, own direct marketing business Avongate Ltd, which they run from home.
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