A gang carried out a brazen day-time burglary unaware their every move was being watched by police officers.Bring on the flamboyant and unlikely excuses!
Sam Jones, for Maguire, said his client had run into financial difficulties after having to pay for the funeral of his mother-in-law.
Giles Nelson, for Murphy, said his client had been made redundant in Ireland two years ago and was struggling financially.
Derek Perry, for O'Driscoll, said his client had relapsed into drugs and had come to Weston to seek rehabilitation and was vulnerable.Splendid, one and all! And the last?
Mark Worsley for Mansfield said his client had been naive.Oh, dear! What’s up, Mark? Off your game?