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Homebase thefts gang put behind bars

Published: 16 July 2013
A gang will serve a total of over 12 years in jail after committing a series of thefts from branches of Homebase and John Lewis.
The four men also targeted Marks & Spencer during their seven-month crime spree last year, which netted them £125,000-worth of merchandise, cash and vouchers from the retail outlets. The mob also stole luxury cars worth £100,000 which they used as getaway vehicles.

Three brothers Daniel, 31, George, 21, and Chris Ashman, 28, and their friend Dean Baldwin, 28, from Surrey and Kent, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary, and were given sentences of three years and four months, two years and eight months, two years and four months and four years respectively.

Ten stores were involved in the crimes - the Ewell and Croydon Homebase branches plus seven John Lewis outlets and a Marks & Spencer in Wales. The men would plan the thefts during visits to the stores and then break into them at night.


Published prior to March 2014
By Jo
Recently they refit the battersea store. inside of the store manager's is force the staff to work if not complete task on my time. then we will dismiss you. staff are unhappy. because, this is everydays problem. Discrimination, too much stress. treating bed way to the staff. even some of the people on training as a manager they doing as well. this is new Proposition store from homebase.

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