Grove Park man jailed after Sainsbury’s burglary

Image above: Sainsbury’s Local on Bell St in Henley-on-Thames

Pair jailed for burglary in Henley-on-Thames

A man from Chiswick has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment after a burglary at a Sainsbury’s Local store in Henley-on-Thames. Scott Webb, 45, of Grove Park Road, was sentenced alongside Alex Barrow, 38, of Shaftesbury Close, Bracknell.

The Sainsbury’s on Bell Street was broken into at around 2.45am on Tuesday 13 February and alcohol was stolen. Officers later stopped a vehicle containing the stolen alcohol and weapons.

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“A pretty pathetic attempt at a burglary”

The pair were caught on CCTV entering the store via a side door, causing £400 damage. They caused further damage to the self-checkout tills by using a crowbar. They escaped in a silver Ford Focus. The vehicle was later stopped by officers on the A404 after being flagged to police as having earlier been involved in drugs.

Both were arrested and pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and going equipped for burglary. The value of the alcohol stolen was £103.75.

During sentencing, Judge Nigel Daly said: “It was a pretty pathetic attempt at a burglary.”