Birmingham news Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf blower jailed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The 46-year-old from Kitts Green was caught on CCTV desperately trying to break into a shed for five minutes before giving up and targeting another home

Birmingham news Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf blower jailed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The 46-year-old from Kitts Green was caught on CCTV desperately trying to break into a shed for five minutes before giving up and targeting another home

Birmingham news  Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf blower jailed MetiNews.Com
02 August 2020 - 10:56

Breaking News ! A desperate burglar who tried to break into a woman's home and two sheds in a botched crime spree has been jailed. Dressed in a balaclava and orange gloves, hopeless Steven Franks was first caught on CCTV as he attempted to force entry into a shed in Sheldon Heath Road. After struggling for five minutes, the 46-year-old gave up and moved onto the next home in nearby cul-de-sac, The Hays Kent's Moat. The victim called the police as she watched Franks - of Hurstcroft Road, Kitts Green - trying to use bolt cutters to break into her conservatory. Read More Related Articles Man jailed over terrifying Wednesbury shop robberies Read More Related Articles Crime-hit Brockswood Animal Sanctuary gets security boost thanks to Dudley businesses Failing to gain access and unaware he'd already been spotted, Franks instead raided her shed. He stole a pressure washer and leaf blower, but later dumped the stolen goods in a nearby garden. As police officers arrived, he was trying to cycle away from the scene. He pleaded guilty to an attempted burglary and the two shed burglaries at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday, July 28. He was jailed for two years and four months (28 months). Crime and courts news - latest updates in your inbox with our free newsletter   We all want to feel safe in our homes and streets. So it's important to know what's going on and what is being done about it by police and the criminal justice system.

. You can get the very latest crime news as well as information on court cases in our BirminghamLive daily newsletter. Sign up here or fill in the box at the top of the article. It has all the latest updates from police and local magistrates courts and crown courts. We also have a free app which you can download to get the most up-to-date news from across the region. Find it on Google Play Store and App Store West Midlands Police shared the news to Facebook after the sentencing. They wrote: "Steven Franks was caught by a homeowner stealing a pressure washer and leaf blower from her shed on Hays Kents Moat, Birmingham."The woman called police as she watched him trying to use bolt cutters to break in to her conservatory. Fortunately, he was unsuccessful and response officers found him trying to cycle away from the scene having dumped stolen items in a nearby garden."Investigators later linked him to an attempted burglary on Sheldon Heath Road minutes earlier where the 46-year-old, wearing orange gloves and a balaclava, was seen on CCTV spending five minutes trying to break into a shed, before giving up and moving on."

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