Following this story, here’s another unlikely lead theft:
A man who admitted stealing lead off a roof claimed to have been tempted while taking part in the daredevil sport of “free running.”Hah! Nice try!
During the interview, Cooper told police he had originally no intention of taking the valuable metal, and it was his friend who suggested stealing it.
The other man involved in the theft had received a suspended jail sentence at a separate hearing, the court was told.They won’t fall for th…
Yesterday, he was ordered to do 100 hours’ unpaid work in the community.*sigh*
Jamie Porter, defending, said: “He clearly regrets being involved with people who have a propensity to be involved in criminal acts.”Does he? Because that must be uncomfortable, given he surely must get involved with….err, himself:
The court also heard how Cooper had a past conviction for threatening behaviour.Shocker…