Sheffield burglar jailed after crashing stolen car injuring two police officers

Paul Wilcock will now spend more than four years behind bars
Paul Wilcock will now spend more than four years behind bars
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This grinning yob who injured two police officers after crashing a stolen car into their vehicle has been jailed.

Paul Wilcock, aged 38, of Fairleigh Manor, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court to four years and three months after a jury found him guilty of burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

The court heard how, in the early hours of Saturday, April 4, Wilcock broke into a house on Kenwell Drive, Bradway.

Sheffield Crown Court was told that Wilcock stole several electronic items and a specialised mobility car worth around £15,000.

A short time after, Wilcock failed to stop for police officers in the stolen car, crashing into a police vehicle causing over £30,000 worth of damage.

Two police officers were injured during the pursuit.

Investigating officer Police Constable Dean Craik said: “Wilcock has shown no remorse for his crimes and continued to deny his involvement in the burglary, so I am pleased that he is now behind bars.

“Burglary is an invasive and terrifying crime for the victims and I hope they are reassured by the swift action taken to apprehend Wilcock and bring him before the courts.”