Masked raiders each jailed for 8 years for violent house burglary
Two masked thugs who burst into a terrified couple’s home at night – armed with a wheel brace – have been given lengthy jail sentences.
Anthony Callander, 46 and Antony Gunn, 30, made chilling threats after conning their way through their victims’ front door in Cleator Moor on June 13 by claiming they were police officers, Carlisle Crown Court heard.
They were each jailed for eight years after admitting aggravated burglary.
Prosecutor Brendan Burke said the couple’s ordeal began at about midnight when they heard a knock on their front door.
“The woman went downstairs to answer,” said Mr... read more
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