Custody for school burglar

A BURGLAR who smashed a school window and stole computer equipment has been remanded in custody.At a hearing at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court yesterday >, Antonio Bennett, of Station Street, Ipswich, pleaded guilty to burglary at Beacon Hill School.

By Matt Eley

A BURGLAR who smashed a school window and stole computer equipment has been remanded in custody.

At a hearing at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court yesterday >, Antonio Bennett, of Station Street, Ipswich, pleaded guilty to burglary at Beacon Hill School.

The court heard that the 24-year-old smashed a window with a brick before stealing computer goods valued at £646. The burglary was committed on November 8.

He also admitted stealing computer equipment and a stereo in a separate burglary valued at £1488. The second offence took place at a dwelling on January 12.

Bennett pleaded guilty to a further charge of possession of heroin, dated January 17.

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Magistrates declined jurisdiction of the case and remanded the defendant in custody. He will appear at Ipswich Crown Court for sentence at a date to be arranged.