Hatfield snooker pro avoids jail

A PROFESSIONAL snooker player has been given a suspended prison sentence after being caught driving while disqualified. Alfie Burden, 32, was given an eight-week prison term, suspended for 12 months, after appearing before magistrates in St Albans.

A PROFESSIONAL snooker player has been given a suspended prison sentence after being caught driving while disqualified.

Alfie Burden, 32, was given an eight-week prison term, suspended for 12 months, after appearing before magistrates in St Albans.

He was also fined �900 for driving without insurance and ordered to pay court costs of �102.

Burden, of Cornflower Way, Hatfield, turned professional in 1995 and at one point was ranked as high as 29th in the world.


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More on this story is in today's (Wednesday) Welwyn & Hatfield Times.

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