Welling pub burglar identified via CCTV footage shared by police on Facebook jailed for nine months

PUBLISHED: 09:19 18 August 2017




John Payne, of Princes Close, Sidcup, stole meat and drink worth £1,000 from the New Cross Turnpike Pub

A burglar identified via CCTV footage Bexley police shared on Facebook has been jailed for nine months.

John Payne, 36, of Princes Close, Sidcup, forced open storage containers and stole drink and meat worth an estimated £1,000, from the New Cross Turnpike Pub in Bellegrove Road, Welling on June 3.

He was also suspected of committing several other non-residential burglaries in the Bexley area over a three week period.

Officers circulated the video footage on June 13, and following this, he was sentenced to nine months imprisonment and £140 in costs.

A spokesperson for Bexley police, said: “With your help and great work from the Burglary Squad, the male was identified as John Payne.

“We would like to thank you for your continued support and hope to share many more court results with you in the future.”

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