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Man of no fixed abode sent to prison for Romford hoover theft

PUBLISHED: 15:00 23 July 2014

Selwyn will spend eight weeks in prison. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

Selwyn will spend eight weeks in prison. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

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A man of no fixed abode will spend eight weeks in prison after he stole a Dyson hoover worth £250 in Romford.

Darren Selwyn, 45, stole the vacuum cleaner from Sainsbury’s, in The Brewery, and was sentenced in Barkingsdie Magistrates’ Court on July 10.

He pleaded guilty to the theft that took place in May and also to not appearing at the court for his hearing earlier this month.

Selwyn was sentenced to another week in prison, to be served concurrently, for the second offence.

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