Two men appear in court over string of burglaries in Sheffield

Two men have appeared in court in connection with a string of burglaries and attempted break-ins in Sheffield.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 11:20 am

It follows two reported burglaries and an attempted burglary in the city.

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In the early hours of 16 October, two addresses were targeted in the Nether Edge area of the city.

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Sheffield Magistrates' Court, where the two men appeared.

One address is said to have been broken in to, resulting in property being stolen. A second is also said to have been targeted but the offenders failed to break-in.

On Tuesday 12 November, police were alerted to a suspected burglary in the Beauchief area during which sentimental items were taken.

Garry Barnes, 48 and David Trueman, 59, both from Hillsborough, were arrested on Tuesday 12 November and were later charged with two counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary.

Both men appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ last week. Barnes has been remanded in to custody and Trueman has been bailed with conditions.

Both will appear at Sheffield Crown Court on 12 December, 2019.