Man (32) in court over Broom car theft

By Adele Forrest | 24/07/2017

Man (32) in court over Broom car theft

A MAN is due to stand trial after he denied five offences including burglary and dangerous driving.

Lee Rice (32), of Oak Meadows, Rotherham, has pleaded not guilty to burglary of a dwelling on Broom Lane, Broom, where it is said he stole a computer, a games console and keys.

He also denies aggravated vehicle taking of a VW Scirocco, theft of a bottle of whiskey, driving dangerously on Wickersley Road and Herringthorpe Valley Road and making off without payment of fuel at a cost of £20.

All the offences are alleged to have taken place on June 21, 2017.

Rice appeared at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, July 21, via videolink from Doncaster Prison.

He has been remanded in custody until his two-day trial begins on December 19.


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