In­juredin break-in

Stirling Observer - - MAKING THE NEWS IN JANUARY, 1969 ... -

A 22-year-old Len­nox­town man sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries while break­ing into a Stir­ling pub.

The man pleaded guilty to raid­ing the Bea­con Inn, Queen­zieburn, on De­cem­ber 29, 1968, and other charges of break­ing into shops in Ball­mal­loch Road, Kil­syth, and Hol­land­bush Cres­cent, Ban­knock, and steal­ing.

Stir­ling Sher­iff Court was told the man en­tered the pub by climb­ing a rone pipe and break­ing a glass win­dow.

How­ever, dur­ing the raid, the ten­don of his right wrist was sev­ered. He was taken to hospi­tal where he re­ceived about 100 stitches.

Most of the goods stolen were re­cov­ered and the man was nabbed by po­lice dur­ing the pub break-in. The un­em­ployed fur­nace­man was jailed for six months.

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