Two men plead guilty to burglary after Penwortham daytime break-ins

Two men have been sentenced after pleading guilty to a number of break-ins in Penwortham.

Thursday, 27th February 2020, 1:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th February 2020, 1:18 pm

Police attended two separate reports of daytime burglaries at homes in Valley Road and The Avenue in Penwortham on September 27, 2019.

The break-in on Valley Road occurred while the owner was at work.

Officers conducted a number of urgent enquiries and arrested Cameron Farley, 18, and Joshua McKay, 20, on Saturday afternoon (September 28, 2019).

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Two men have pleaded guilty to a number of break-ins in Penwortham.(Credit: Google)

Farley and McKay appeared at Preston Crown Court yesterday (February 26).

Both men pleaded guilty to burglary in a dwelling.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "On Wednesday, February 26 Cameron Farley, 18, and Joshua McKay, 19, appeared at Preston Crown Court.

"Both males eventually pleaded guilty to burglary in a dwelling.

"Farley received an immediate 2.5 year prison term and McKay a lengthy suspended sentence!"