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James Francis found not guilty on count of burglary.
Twenty-six-year-old James Francis is accused of stealing property from the home of former Aston Villa player Lee Hendrie.
Francis is accused of taking luxury items and six souvenir football shirts. Francis is pleading not guilty to the charge
The jury has retired in the trial of James Francis, who is alleged to have broken into the former home of Lee Hendrie and stolen a number of items. James is the son of Trevor Francis, the first million pound signing for a football player.
The son of former Birmingham City and England football star Trevor Francis has gone on trial accused of breaking into a cottage in the grounds of a mansion in Warwickshire.
James Francis is alleged to have stolen designer goods from the home of former Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie. He denies the charge of burglary, the case continues.
Karen Griggs reports.
The son of former England footballer Trevor Francis has gone on trial accused of burglary. James Francis denies stealing luxury items from a cottage owned by the former Aston Villa Player Lee Hendrie. Karen Griggs sent this report from Leamington Spa.
The trial is now underway of the son of former footballer Trevor Francis who is accused of burglary.
James Francis is at Warwick Crown Court and is accused of stealing luxury items from a cottage owned by the former Aston Villa Player Lee Hendrie.
James Francis denies the charge.
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The son of ex-footballer Trevor Francis has denied stealing from a cottage belonging to former Aston Villa player Lee Hendrie.