Two men sentenced for Barrow burglary

Two men have been sentenced today following a commercial burglary in Barrow in the early hours of 5 June 2023.

Ryan Goulding, 35, of Montague Street, Barrow and Ross Johnson, 26, also of Montague Street, Barrow were both sentenced today to 20 weeks each for burglary at Barrow Magistrates Court.

Police received a call shortly after 3am on 5 June 2023 with a report that two men had climbed into the rear of a premises on Dalton Road, Barrow, removing a board to gain access.

The items taken by Johnson and Goulding were seen to be discarded in a recycling bin outside the building.

Officers arrived on scene and arrested Johnson and Goulding who was still inside the premises hiding when officers entered.

Detective Constable Alex Brown said: “We will act against those that target local businesses”.

“We will not tolerate any burglaries of any kind of properties. Those who engage in these crimes can expect to face a police investigation and prosecution”.

“This case is an example of how quick our investigation teams can work; identifying suspects bringing them to justice.”

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