Fenland man receives suspended prison sentence for handling stolen gypsy wagon


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HANDLING a stolen gypsy wagon landed an Fenland man a suspended prison sentence.

Charlie Swallow, 24, of Outwell, appeared at King’s Lynn Magistrates’ Court where he was given a 26-week prison sentence suspended for two years.

Swallow was charged with handling stolen goods on May 28 when he was found in possession of a gypsy wagon which had been stolen from an address in Gorefield.

He was ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay a total of £3,750 compensation and costs of £85.

He must also comply with a supervision order.