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Man jailed for £20,000 jewellery heist at Aberdeen home

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

A 35-year-old man has been jailed after stealing £20,000 worth of jewellery from an Aberdeen house in an “organised” heist that left a family unable to sleep.
Patrick Moorehouse was sentenced to 28 months in prison having been one of five men who broke into a property on North Anderson Drive last November.
Appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court from HMP Grampian, he pleaded guilty to stealing Nepalese jewels, identification documents and money.
The occupants of the house had been out for around three hours when they returned home to find a 45lb safe had been stolen from a bedroom.
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