Man caught on CCTV and jailed after three Hatfield attempted burglaries
PUBLISHED: 16:10 04 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:10 04 February 2019
A man caught on home CCTV is now behind bars after pleading guilty to three attempted burglaries in Hatfield before Christmas.
Bryn Caddy, aged 36 and of Dellfield Road, Hatfield, had made three separate attempts to enter homes before he was arrested.
On December 1, he tried the door handles of properties in Chelwood Avenue and Lockley Crescent.
He came back to try the Chelwood Avenue property again on December 20.
The team from Herts Police’s specialist unit Operation Scorpion arrested him on December 22, having identified him from home CCTV cameras.
On February 1, he was sentenced to three years and four months at St Albans Crown Court.
PC Angela Wilcox, from the Operation Scorpion Team, said: “I hope this sentence reassures people that we will do all we can to trace those responsible for committing crimes in Welwyn Hatfield and bring them to justice.
“If you spot suspicious activity in your area, please never hesitate to report it to us.
“Remember, if a crime is in action or someone’s life is in danger, always call 999 straight away.
“Caddy was identified after being caught on home CCTV.
“This is a great way to help protect your property from being targeted and you can find a number of other tips on how to help keep your home secure on our website at www.herts.police.uk.”