Burglar jailed after knife-throwing spat

A BURGLAR from Weston has been jailed for 18 months for stealing cash from a house he broke into.

Carl Tempest, aged 27, smashed a window to gain entry to the house back in June, and also tried to steal a car by breaking its window.

A judge at Bristol Crown Court sentenced him to one year in prison after he pleaded guilty to a single count of burglary – but he received an additional six months after admitting a charge of affray.

Tempest admitted causing a disturbance at his home in May, which saw him hurl items including a knife from his window.


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