Sheffield burglar jailed for breaking into two homes 

A Sheffield burglar who broke into two homes has been jailed for three years.

Dominic Ransom, aged 30, of Leppings Lane, Hillsborough, was sentenced after pleading guilty to both burglaries during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court.

Dominic Ransom was jailed for three years

Dominic Ransom was jailed for three years

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He broke into a house in Wadsley Lane, Hillsborough on Tuesday, August 7 and six days later broke into another home in Stanwood Crescent, Stannington.

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In the first raid he stole watches, wallets and cash and in the second he got away with laptops and a wallet.

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When officers arrived at Ransom’s home to arrest him they found him hiding in a kitchen cupboard.

PC David Stacey said: “We are pleased with the sentence that Ransom has received.

"Burglary can have a long-term impact on victims, especially in cases like these where the homeowner witnessed Ransom in action.

“Our officers worked hard to track Ransom down and I hope the community are reassured by his sentence.”