Suspended sentence for Rotherham burglar

By Antony Clay | 16/02/2018

Suspended sentence for Rotherham burglar

A BURGLAR has been handed a suspended prison sentence after admitting carrying out the offence in the Moorgate area of Rotherham.

David Allen (26), of Stradbroke Road in Sheffield, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday (14 February).

He was sentenced to 24 weeks in prison, suspended for one year, 80 hours’ unpaid work and a six week curfew from 8pm until 7am.

The offence was committed in January.

Investigating officer DS Sam Blakemore said: “This result is thanks to the hard work of our officers and our ongoing commitment to tackling burglary.”

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