Burglar admits offences in Melton Mowbray

A burglar has admitted a number of offences in the Melton Mowbray area.

Mitchell Ailmore, 32, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary when he appeared at Leicester Crown Court today (14 January).

Ailmore was remanded in custody and will be sentenced tomorrow (Tuesday 15 January).

The offences were committed between 3 and 12 December, 2018.

One of the burglaries was committed at a business premises in Scalford Road, Melton, on 3 December just before 10.30pm when a glass panel of a door was smashed and a number of bottles of alcohol were stolen.

A second burglary was committed at the same premises overnight between 5 and 6 December when glass in a door was smashed. Alcohol was again stolen from the premises as well as cash from a charity tin.

Alcohol was also stolen in a burglary at a business premises in Nottingham Road, Melton, which happened at around 2am on 10 December.

A window was smashed at the property leading to the items being stolen.

The other burglary was committed at a property in Thorpe Road on 12 December.

A mobile phone, watch and cash were stolen after the door was forced open at the property.

CCTV analysis from the incidents led to the defendant being identified in addition to forensic evidence of blood which was left at the scene of the premises in Scalford Road.

Ailmore was arrested on 13 December and charged with the offences.

Police Constable Vikash Patel said: “Ailmore appeared to show no concern or remorse for the victims of his crimes as he carried out these burglaries.”

“Investigative work including CCTV analysis led to charges being made and the guilty pleas being entered today.

“I would like to thank the victims in this case for their co-operation throughout this investigation. We will not tolerate these crimes taking place and continually work to both prevent these crimes and to catch the people responsible for them.”

For more information on protecting your home or business visit https://leics.police.uk/advice-and-information/crime-prevention

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

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