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Three jailed after Newcastle burglary

Three men from Newcastle have been jailed after a burglary in the city.

The thieves entered a house at Netherby Drive in Fenham, on July 30, and stole a television and some alcohol. The offenders were disturbed by the homeowner and ran off, dropping the television nearby.

The trio were sentenced to a combined total of more than nine years in jail at Newcastle Crown Court today. Details of each offender's sentence are as follow:

  • Terence Douglas Foster, 25, was handed a 40-months jail sentence
  • Stephen Lee Atkinson, 26, received 37-months in jail
  • Ryan William McGlen, 22, received a 32-month sentence

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