Jail for flooring store burglar

A man has been jailed after breaking into a Linconshire flooring retailer.

Shane Boyton, 43, of no fixed address, was sentenced to a year in prison at Lincoln Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to burglary with intent.

The court heard how Boyton stole a laptop and a van containing a satnav and tools from Carpets 2 U in Pinchbeck on 29 January.

Police found the van in nearby Spalding the next day and Boyton was seen approaching the van. When searched he had the keys to the van in his pocket.

Image: Lincolnshire Police

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