Lee Slavin jailed for Wiltshire home burglary

Lee Slavin custody mugshot
Slavin pleaded guilty to burglary during a hearing at Winchester Crown Court

A burglar has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from a property he broke into in the middle of the night.

Lee Slavin, 53, of Crown Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, was sentenced to 26 months in prison at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday.

On the night of 23 November 2023, Slavin broke in through the window of a property in Limpley Stoke, Wiltshire, and stole a substantial amount of cash.

Police said Slavin knew the property before he broke in.

He was tracked down by the Wiltshire Police's Burglary and Serious Youth and Gang Violence team.

PC Dan Chaventre, from the team, said: "Slavin knew the property and deliberately targeted it, breaking in in the middle of the night.

"I'm pleased that he has been given a custodial sentence and I hope it can provide some comfort for the victims.

"We appreciate that being burgled can have a lasting and significant effect on those targeted.

"That's why it remains an operational priority in Wiltshire"

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