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CHESTERFIELD: Two jailed for attempted burglary

Pictured is Leo Straker, 29, of Private Drive, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, who pleaded guilty to an attempted burglary and pleaded guilty to stealing a wallet.

Pictured is Leo Straker, 29, of Private Drive, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, who pleaded guilty to an attempted burglary and pleaded guilty to stealing a wallet.

TWO men have been jailed for trying to break into a house in Chesterfield.

Leo Straker (29) and Christopher Blair (24) both pleaded guilty to attempting to burgle a house on Manor Road, Brimington, on February 16, 2013.

The pair tried to get in through a window but left when they set off the alarm. They were later arrested and charged with attempted burglary.

Straker, of Private Drive, Hollingwood, was also charged with theft after stealing a man’s wallet in Chesterfield town centre on January 29, 2013. He pleaded guilty to this offence as well.

Straker was sentenced to 16 months for attempted burglary and a further six months for theft.

Blair, of Tavistock Court, Newbold, was jailed for 16 months for attempted burglary and a further three months for breaching a suspended sentence for driving while disqualified.

They were also both ordered to pay £100 victim surcharge when they were sentenced at a hearing at Derby Crown Court on Wednesday, April 10.

 
 
 

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