Burglar hid from police in cupboard
A burglar who was discovered hiding in a bedroom cupboard in a home in Marchhasbeensentenced to 34 months in prison. Martin Copeman, 52, of County Road, March, was sentencedatPeterborough Crown Court on Friday. The court was told he broke into two homes in March and stole copper pipes and cylinders from one, and stole electrical equipment, a bicycle and clothing from the second property. On July 14, officers were called to an address in March where Copeman had been seen loading his vehicle with copper pipes. Theyentered the property and found him hiding in a cupboard. Copeman was sentenced to 16 months in prison for each of the two burglaries and a further two months for driving while disqualified.