Arnold burglar jailed after breaking into Newark cinema

A person from Arnold has been sentenced to 5 months in jail after police found that he had damaged into a city centre cinema.

Newark neighbourhood officers had been made conscious that the rear door of the cinema in London Road was open at round 4.35pm on Sunday, March 21.

The investigation uncovered that somebody had gained entry by prising open the rear fireplace door after which stolen a amount of fizzy drinks. They had additionally tried to tamper with the until which was empty.

Shane Barthorpe, 33, of Kingswell Avenue was recognized via CCTV enquiries.

PICTURED: Odeon Cinema on London Road in Newark (PHOTO: Google)

He was arrested two days later and pleaded responsible to housebreaking at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday March 24, earlier than being sentenced to twenty weeks in jail.

Newark beat supervisor, Constable Robert Nelson, stated: “We are actively patrolling our city centres and have a number of measures in place to guard our enterprise, a lot of which have been closed for a very long time as a result of pandemic.

“This housebreaking was dedicated in one of many locations the place we have now elevated patrols in place as a part of the Newark Safer Streets fund.

“Barthorpe has been swiftly dropped at justice for his crimes and that is one thing we’re working exhausting to ship when an offence has been dedicated.

“We take all burglaries significantly and work across the clock to ascertain who’s accountable.

“We’ll proceed our operations to focus on offences within the city centre and welcome any data from our members of the general public in the event that they see something in any respect suspicious.”

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