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Man jailed after smashing into Range Rover for high-value theft

Posted on - 14th May, 2024 - 9:50am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Ribbleton
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Preston Magistrates’ Court. Pic: Blog Preston

A man has been jailed after smashing his way into a car to carry out a high-value theft.

Almost £4,000 worth of items, including designer clothing, were stolen when a Range Rover window was smashed on Ribbleton Lane on 30 April.

Police issued an appeal asking for the public’s help in identifying two people they wanted to speak to in connection with the theft.

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As a result, police arrested a 30-year-old man and he was charged with theft from a motor vehicle.

Jason Ward, of Sheardley Avenue, Preston pleaded guilty to that offence at Preston Magistrates Court on 10 May.

Jason Ward
Jason Ward

He was sentenced to 24 weeks in prison and told to pay £5000 in compensation.

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