Burglar who stole ‘£23k worth of jewellery’ from homes across Lytham St Annes jailed

A man who stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from homes across Lytham St Annes has been jailed.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 4th July 2022, 1:02 pm
Updated Monday, 4th July 2022, 1:02 pm

David Tierney, of All Saints Road, St Annes, was caught after homes across Lytham St Annes were burgled

The 47-year-old was subsequently charged with four counts of burglary and possession of Class A drugs on May 26.

Tierney pleaded guilty to the offences and was sentenced to four years in jail.

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Det Sgt Stuart Reid said: “This type of offending leaves victims feeling anxious and no longer safe in their own homes.

“I am pleased that Tierney has been given a custodial sentence and this demonstrates the commitment that we have to bring offenders to justice for burglary.”

Jewellery valued at around £23k was recovered by officers from Blackpool’s Targeted Crime Team and returned to its owners.

A burglar who targeted homes across Lytham St Annes, stealing thousands of pounds worth of jewellery, has been jailed (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Some of the items recovered held significant sentimental value to the victims, Lancashire Police said.