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Two men jailed for burglary in Fulwood

Posted on - 29th May, 2024 - 11:47am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Liam Jackson (left) and Lee Collier. Pic: Preston Police
Liam Jackson (left) and Lee Collier. Pic: Preston Police

Two men have been jailed following a burglary on Williams Lane in Preston.

Preston Police were called to a house in the early hours of the morning on 21 November to reports of a burglary at the property in Fulwood.

Occupants had awoken to find the front door open, items including iPads and a laptop, and £1,200 in cash missing. 

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Two men who were acting suspiciously in the area were spotted in a taxi nearby. When officers stopped the vehicle, one man was detained, and another tried to run. With the help of a drone, he was arrested after hiding in a woods close by.

When officers searched the vehicle, a metal bat was discovered.

Yesterday (28 May) on the first day of their trial at Preston Crown Court, Lee Collier, 44 of Kirkland Place, Preston and Liam Jackson, 30, of Princes Street, Southport admitted residential burglary and have been jailed for three and a half years.

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