Man given community order after attempted lead theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 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

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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