Former Norwich City Player Jailed

Former Norwich City striker Leon McKenzie has been jailed for sending bogus letters to the police in a bid to avoid a driving ban.

The 33-year-old, from Northampton, was sentenced to six months in prison after admitting sending the letters to Northamptonshire Police in an attempt to avoid speeding convictions.

Sentencing the former Premiership footballer at Northampton Crown Court on Tuesday, Judge Richard Bray said: "A custodial sentence is necessary for this type of offence which strikes right at the heart of justice.

It would completely send out the wrong message if I did not hand out a custodial sentence.''

McKenzie, who retired from professional football in December, was also handed a 18-month driving ban.

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