Charity box thief jailed

Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 9:46 am

A man who stole a charity box from a Brighton supermarket has been jailed.
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Sussex Police issued an appeal for information following the theft from Sainsbury’s, in North Road, on 21 September.

The box, which was never recovered, was the property of Rockinghorse, a Brighton-based children’s charity.

On Saturday 8 October, Bavan Ravindra was arrested by the Met Police for an unrelated offence, and identified as the suspect involved in the theft in Brighton.

The 37-year-old, previously of Tichbourne Street, Brighton, pleaded guilty to theft at North West London Magistrates’ Court on Monday 10 October and was sentenced to 12 weeks’ imprisonment.

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