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Judge Sentences Cerebral Palsy Burglar To Hard Labour

TO Burnley Crown Court, where the judge notes that burglar Ross Thompson suffers from cerebral palsy unpaid yet insists he must do unpaid work as penance even though the probation service object due to health and safety.

For his part in a burglary caper, Thompson was awarded 80 hours unpaid work by Recorder Anthony Cross, QC. But the probation service was concerned for Thompson’s welfare and what with insurance and safety and health and stuff the man who burgles shops might be – get this – at risk.

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Posted: 19th, July 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comment