Suspended sentence for Wortwell man Neil Chamberlain after assault, burglary and stealing shoes

A 25-year-old south Norfolk man has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting a series of offences.

Neil Chamberlain, of High Road, Wortwell, near Harleston, appeared at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to burglary, assault, and stealing from a car.

The court heard that on November 29, Chamberlain stole two pairs of shoes from a Ford Fiesta in The Packway in Wortwell.

Overnight on December 30 he broke into a solicitors in Mere Street, Diss, after smashing a rear window. Nothing was stolen from the address and Chamberlain was later identified by police after forensic evidence linked him to the scene.

The assault and interference charges related to incident which happened in Russett Road, Diss, on December 9.

Chamberlain was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment suspended for 12 months, issued with a supervision requirement and given a 28 day home curfew between 10pm and 4.30am. He was also ordered to pay �100 in compensation in relation to the assault charge.

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