THIEVES who helped steal a £7,250 ring from a Huddersfield jewellers have been locked up.
Simon Orr, 32, from Moston, Manchester, was sentenced to 10 months jail and Ryan Crooks, 20, from Newport, Gwent, was sentenced to 12 months detention at a Young Offenders’ Institution for their part in a raid at Fillan’s, Market Walk, last June.
Orr reconnoitred the shop for a short time before Leroy Allen, 23, of Newport, Gwent, entered Fillan’s wearing a suit.
Crooks appeared at the door asking to be let in and as the door opened Allen fled with the diamond ring. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Allen, who was absent from court.
Orr and Crooks, who had denied the offences, were also banned from driving for 12 months.