Two Preston men have been jailed for a burglary in Penwortham.Advertisement
Lee Hewitt, 21, of Avenham Road was sentenced to 29 months in prison.
His partner in crime Daniel Little, 18, of the same road, received 13 months.
The pair broke into an address on Stanley Grove, Penwortham, in August last year and stole cash, electrical items, games and weapons worth £2,000.
PC Hanif Patel said: “I hope this case sends a warning to criminals that burglary is treated seriously by both the police and the courts.
“We recognise that burglaries have a significant impact on victims and we will continue to focus our activities on those people who persistently commit burglary so we can further reduce the number of victims affected by these crimes.”
A number of weapons stolen during the burglary remain outstanding and police are appealing for information.
PC Patel added: “Two air rifles and an archery bow that were stolen during the burglary remain outstanding. I would ask anyone with any information about these weapons to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”