Fined for raiding building works

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Two men were each fined £800 for their part in theft of tools and building materials when they raided a building site at a Crowland school.

Ben Atkin (26), of Seagate Terrace, Long Sutton, and Richard Garry (29), of Lime Street, Sutton Bridge, appeared at Boston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Both men pleaded guilty to burglary and theft of industrial tools and building materials, of a value unknown, on the former St Guthlac School site in Postland Road.

The raid happened overnight on May 29 or 30 this year when building works were taking place.

Magistrates also ordered Atkin and Garry to each pay £85 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.