Homeless 'hero' who stole iPhone and purse from Manchester Arena bombing victims jailed for four years

Homeless 'hero' who stole iPhone and purse from Manchester Arena bombing victims jailed for four years
 

A homeless man who stole an iPhone and a purse from Manchester Arena bombing victims has been jailed for four years and three months.
Chris Parker was hailed a hero in the aftermath of the terror attack after he claimed to have helped some of the wounded victims.
But the judge who sentenced him said: "You were not the hero you pretended to be - you were just a common thief.”
More than £50,000 was raised to help the rough sleeper following the suicide bombing which left 22 people dead on May 22 last year.
CCTV recovered by police showed him wandering the foyer of the arena amid the... read more

 
30 January 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Daily Record
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