A burglar has been jailed after stealing keys from a home in Bruce Close, Slough.

Calvin Richardson, 46, of Herschel Street, Slough pleaded guilty on Monday last week to one count of burglary when he appeared at Reading Crown Court.

He was sentenced at the same hearing to 12 months’ imprisonment.

The theft took place at around 11.25 am on April 26.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Wayne Plowright, based at Slough police station said: “I am very pleased with the outcome in this case.

“Thames Valley Police will not tolerate criminal behaviour of any sort and this conviction shows that we will endeavour to bring offenders to justice at every opportunity.”

Visit the Thames Valley Police website for tips on how to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of burglary.