Gang netted £200,000 in series of shop raids
ONE member of a gang that stole cash and goods worth around £200,000 in a series of raids after planting covert cameras to capture staff members entering alarm codes has been jailed for two years, writes our court correspondent.
The gang struck at six shops and other businesses, including a £40,000 raid at an Alcester fishing tackle shop in July last year, before two of them were caught after staff at another tackle shop spotted the camera.
And at Warwick Crown Court Matthew Wilkes and Aston White pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burgle commercial premises.
Wilkes, 25, of Griffiths Street,... read more
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