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Jail for burglar who was caught after getting stuck in a window

A burglar who became wedged in a window as he tried to climb into a pensioner’s house in Radcliffe has been jailed. Photo: GMPWhitefield

A burglar who became wedged in a window as he tried to climb into a pensioner’s house in Bury has been jailed.

Photos by police show how intruder Sean Crawshaw, 47, was found stuck in the tiny upstairs window of a property in Bank Street, Radcliffe.

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He was discovered by the occupant of the house, a woman in her 60s, when she returned home from a trip to the shops.

The householder dialled 999 and police and fire crews came to remove the failed burglar.

He was later arrested and has now been locked up for his offence. Crawshaw, 47, of James Street in Radcliffe, was jailed for two years and four months after pleading guilty to burglary with intent to steal.