Jail for 'crime spree' East Lancashire burglar

A man has been jailed for his part in a crime spree across Lancashire.

Stephen Crawford (28) who has links to the Burnley, Nelson and Accrington area, appeared before Preston Crown Court last Thursday.

Crawford was convicted in relation to three burglary offences which occurred at Clitheroe Community Hospital, Alps the butchers, Clitheroe, and Berry Lane dental surgery in Longridge.

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He was also convicted of handling stolen goods and theft from a motor vehicle.

Crawford was sentenced at Preston Crown Court

Crawford has been on remand since October last year after the Pendle taskforce investigated and arrested him for various theft offences after his crime spree. He was sentenced to 22 months imprisonment.

Stephen Crawford