Man given community order after attempted lead theft

Damage caused by lead theft on the roof of Wanstead United Reformed Church in January

Damage caused by lead theft on the roof of Wanstead United Reformed Church in January

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A man who attempted to steal lead from the roof of a bank has been given a community order.

Liam Godwin-Jones, 26, of York Road in Ilford, was spotted member of the public on the roof of Lloyds TSB Bank in Cranbrook Road, Ilford, at 1am on March 3 and later arrested.

He admitted the offence and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.

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2:35pm Wed 12 Mar 14

Villagecranberry says...

And this folks is why these lead thefts are prevalent as when the crooks do get caught they get let off lightly with a community order instead of being gaoled.
And this folks is why these lead thefts are prevalent as when the crooks do get caught they get let off lightly with a community order instead of being gaoled. Villagecranberry
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