Burglar is jailed for four years

By Dave Doyle | 05/03/2018

Burglar is jailed for four years

A BURGLAR has been jailed for four years after being caught on CCTV.

Timothy Hydes (21), of Alderson Close in Aughton, broke into an Aston house last June 30 and stole car keys, a watch and computer.

He was identified using CCTV footage and he was arrested at home later the same day — despite trying to run from officers.

Hydes was found guilty of burglary by a jury at Sheffield Crown Court last Wednesday.

As well as the jail term, Hydes was ordered to pay £1,330 in compensation.

PC Mark Gaffney, who led the investigation, said: “Burglary has a massive impact upon people’s lives.

“Hydes will now face a prison sentence where he will be unable to turn anyone else’s lives upside-down.

“I am grateful to the victim for showing the courage to ensure that Hydes gets the jail time that he deserves.

“This is a fantastic result and I hope that seeing Hydes jailed provides some satisfaction for the victim.”

He added: “Our officers will continue to work with and support victims of crime with the aim of making them feel safe and looked-after.

“I hope that this result sends a message to perpetrators that they are not above the law and to members of the community that we are continuing to tackle burglary across South Yorkshire.”

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