Burglar warned of jail term for raids

The Spar, Crown Street, Hebden Bridge.
The Spar, Crown Street, Hebden Bridge.

A 20-year-old man has been warned by a judge that he could be jailed after he admitted a series of burglary offences.

Samuel Hodgins, from Northampton pleaded guilty at Bradford Crown Court to four burglary charges and one attempted burglary.

All the offences were committed over an eight-day period in February and March and included two burglaries at the Old Town Cricket Club in Hebden Bridge.

Hodgins, who had no previous convictions, also admitted burglaries at the Railway Station cafe in Hebden Bridge and a house in Smithwell Lane, Hepstonstall. His last offence was an attempted burglary at the Spar premises in Crown Street, Hebden Bridge, on March 7.

Judge Peter Benson granted him bail until November 7.