Garage burglar caught hiding in bushes

The Bolton News: Blackburn Magistrates Court Blackburn Magistrates Court

A FARNWORTH man has pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to steal after he was found hiding in bushes by police.

Officers using a thermal imaging camera in the police helicopter found Benjamin Robinson as he was hiding in an allotment after the alarm was raised at a garage in Darwen.

Blackburn Magistrates Court heard three men were seen running away from A4 Sales and Service in Clarence Street and into nearby allotments.

Police set up a cordon around the area until Robinson was found.

The 23-year-old of Coniston Avenue was remanded on bail for the preparation of a pre-sentence report.

Inside the property officers found a £9,000 scanner and a Range Rover which appeared to have been moved ready for removal.

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