Butchers burglar caught

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A THIEF who tried to break into a butchers has been jailed for two weeks.

Colin Kendrick was caught trying to burgle Cut Price Butchers, in Eastney Road, Southsea, on December 23, last year.

Kendrick, of Westfield Road, Southsea, pleaded guilty to attempted burglary when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The magistrates heard the 28-year-old had a long list of previous convictions.

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