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Two men from Chester have been sentenced after a buffet restaurant in the city was broken into and had bottles of spirits stolen from it.
William Forsyth, 50, pleaded guilty to burglary and Stephen Sailes, 43, admitted a lesser offence of stealing alcohol after entering the Panda Mami restaurant in Newgate Street as a trespasser.
The charges relate to an incident that occurred at around midnight on Monday 23 September.
Forsyth and Sailes were both arrested on Raymond Street in Chester at around 1am on Friday 27 September.
Forsyth, of no fixed address, was sentenced at Chester Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 11 November.
He was jailed for four months and ordered to pay £360 compensation.
Sailes, of Raymond Street, was sentenced at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 31 October.
He was handed a four-month prison sentence, which was suspended for two years.
Sailes was also ordered to pay £360 compensation, a £122 victim surcharge and £85 court costs and to adhere to rehabilitation activity and drug rehabilitation requirements.
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