Man jailed after car break-in spree

A Manchester man has been sentenced after he stole airbags and seatbelts from cars in Chorley, Leyland and Penwortham.

Wednesday, 5th April 2017, 7:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:33 pm
Luke Adimora, 47, has been jailed Pic: Lancashire Police

Luke Adimora, 47, of Brideoak Street, Manchester, received 18 months imprisonment at Preston Crown Court for 12 offences of breaking into cars that were usually parked on driveways.

Adimora stole the items and sold them to online suppliers for around £500 each making between £7,000 and £10,000 from his crimes which took place between August 2014 to March 2015.

Police say he caused in excess of £50,000 worth of damage to cars.

The cars he targeted were two Nissan Micras, a Honda Jazz, a Suzuki Alto, a Nissan Pixo, a Citroen C1, a Toyota Auris and three Toyota Yaris cars.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Adimora is now behind bars where he belongs and won't be on the streets of Lancashire for a while.

"Please be reminded to ensure that your cars are locked during the warmer weather to keep thieves out."