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Sutton-in-Craven vans targeted to pay for drinking
5:29pm Thursday 12th September 2013 in News
A man stole more than £15,000 of power tools from work vans across the county, including Sutton-in-Craven.
Stephen Britton, 43, of Shipley, admitted eight thefts between June and September, 2012, when he appeared at Skipton Magistrates Court on Friday. They included the theft of £1,785 of tools from a van parked overnight in North Street, Sutton, on November 15.
Prosecuting, Hilary Reece said Britton had targeted work vans to fund his drinking. Thirty other incidents were to be taken into consideration.
Britton, of Greenfield Avenue, Windhill, was sent to Bradford Crown Court for sentencing.
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