Cement-mixer thief sentenced

Latest from Northumbria Police.
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A 33-year-old man has been sentenced for stealing a cement mixer, worth £200, from the Barresdale area of Alnwick in January.

Joseph Robert Service, 33, from Fence Houses, near Sunderland, pleaded guilty at Bedlington magistrates’ court last month.

He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and was ordered to pay costs of £85.