Man denies theft and deception charges

PUBLISHED: 11:37 10 November 2006 | UPDATED: 22:21 28 May 2010

SIXTY-three-year-old March man John Pollock has denied charges of theft and deception. Pollock — currently remanded in custody on charges of arson — appeared before Fenland magistrates on Tuesday. He denies stealing a handbag and its contents, worth £415,

SIXTY-three-year-old March man John Pollock has denied charges of theft and deception.

Pollock - currently remanded in custody on charges of arson - appeared before Fenland magistrates on Tuesday.

He denies stealing a handbag and its contents, worth £415, from Cynthia Booth in March on February 16 last year, and stealing a bank card belonging to Christine Williamson between October 14 and 17 last year.

Pollock, of Richards Close, further denies obtaining a meal for two and drinks worth £22.30 by deception from Bar 23 in March on October 17 last year, and obtaining £25 in cash by deception from a member of Braza Club at March on February 18 last year.

He elected to go for trial at Cambridge Crown Court, and the case was adjourned for a committal hearing on December 19.


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