Tyrone Grant of High Road, Leyton was caught by officers trying to make off with £1,400 cash following a burglary in May

Grant admitted stealing £1,400 from the steel industrial firm yesterday

Grant admitted stealing £1,400 from the steel industrial firm yesterday

First published in East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter, covering Chingford, Highams Park and Woodford. Call me on 07795 476 625

A burglar caught be officers at the scene of a break-in at an industrial steel firm is to be sentenced next month.

Unemployed Tyrone Grant, 36, of High Road, Leyton pleaded guilty to one count of burglary at Thames Magistrates Court yesterday.

Police were called to Lea Bridge Steel Works in Rigg Approach, Leyton, on May 24 after the security alarm was sounded.

Grant had climbed up the outside of the building and broke into the offices where he then stole £1, 400 cash.

He was caught by officers at the scene and taken to an east London police station for questioning where he was released and later charged on June 16.

The 36 year-old has been released on bail to appear at Thames Magistrates Court for sentencing on July 8.  


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