Cambridge: Prolific Burglar Jailed

29 August 2012, 11:18 | Updated: 29 August 2012, 11:26

A man who broke into a student home in Cambridge just days after being released from prison has been sent back to jail.

36 year old Graham Woollett [pictured - right], who doesn't have a permanent address, was jailed and given a 10 year ASBO last August.

The ASBO banned him from Cambridge city centre after he was convicted of a series of burglaries in student accommodation.

However just a few days after his release from prison earlier this month, Woollett was arrested and charged with stealing a phone and cash from Newnham College, and a phone and laptop from Clare College.

He admitted the two burglaries, along with breaching his anti-social behaviour order, and asked for a further two break-ins to be taken into consideration when he was being sentenced.

He was jailed for a total of three-and-a-half years at Cambridge Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday).

Sergeant Jamie Stenton said: "Woollett is a prolific offender and ignored his Asbo in order to break into student accommodation.

We put in extra resources and were able to catch him at an early stage which prevented him causing even more misery to students in the city.

We will not tolerate such criminality and offenders face tough punishment at court."