Dalton United Football Club man sentenced

A man has been sentenced today following a burglary at Dalton United Football club.

on Sunday 3rd November 2013 police received a report that a burglary had occurred overnight at Dalton United Football Club, on Beckside Lane, Dalton.

A large amount of alcohol, laptop computers and an LG television were stolen in the incident, Further damage was caused to several areas of the building and a large amount of coins were taken, which included a British Legion Poppy Appeal collection Tim and donations towards a children’s Christmas party.

Kevin Wyatt, aged 29 of King Street, Dalton was arrested in connection with the incident on Wednesday 13th November, He was charged with handling stolen goods along with other charges of burglary, handing stolen goods and fraud.

Police remanded Wyatt in custody, he appeared at Furness Magistrates court today where he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 294 days in prison.

DC Woods of Barrow CID said: “We would like to thank the community of Dalton for assisting the police in this investigation.  We are still keen to recover the stolen LG television and laptop computers and appeal to members of the public to contact us if they have any knowledge of these items.

“If you have any information which may assist then please contact DC Woods in Barrow CID by calling 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.