Sheffield crook walks free from court after admitting burglary

A Sheffield crook has avoided a jail sentence after admitting burglary.

The case was heard at Sheffield Crown Court
The case was heard at Sheffield Crown Court

David Allen, aged 26, of Stradbroke Road, Richmond, walked free from court after a judge handed out a five month prison sentence, suspended for one year.

Allen must undertake 80 hours' of unpaid work and abide by a six-week curfew from 8pm until 7am.

The case relates to a burglary in the Moorgate area of Rotherham in January.

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