Thieving pair jailed after garage raid

Two Wigan men have been jailed after they were caught breaking into a garage.

Thursday, 13th July 2017, 3:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:44 am
James Ahearne

James Aherne, 19, of Lambton Road, Pemberton, and 21-year-old Thomas Stewart, of City Road, also of Pemberton, were jailed for 22 weeks and 26 weeks in prison, respectively.

The pair were arrested on Tuesday, July 4, after a garage on City Road was broken into.

Police were despatched to the scene and both men were arrested.

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Thomas Stewart

They were then charged with burglary as well as other associated offences and were kept in custody until sentencing last week.

A spokesman for Greater Mancherster Police said: “Police were quick to respond and stopped two males close by, the males were searched and found to have with them property stolen from the burglary.”

Thomas Stewart