Lowestoft man charged with assault and given community order following burglary in Kessingland

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A Lowestoft man has been given a one-year Community Order and charged with two counts of assault following a burglary in Kessingland.

Joseph Haskins, 21, formerly of High Street Kessingland, appeared before Great Yarmouth Magistrates on Monday, April 3, in connection with a burglary which took place in January.

Haskins was arrested on suspicion of stealing a quantity of alcohol, on January 31, after being challenged by staff at a licensed premises in White Lanes, Kessingland.

At Great Yarmouth Magistrates, Haskins pleaded guilty and has been given a one-year Community Order with alcohol treatment and rehabilitation activity requirement as well as being charged with two counts of assault.

He has also been ordered to pay compensation and fined a total of £410.

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