Wisbech drunk jailed after violent alcohol theft leads to double ASBO breach

A WISBECH drunk who pushed a shopkeeper in an attempt to steal alcohol has been jailed for eight weeks.

The incident meant a double breach of Zans Vasiluks’ anti-social behaviour order, which he was handed in December. The order banned the 27-year-old from Wisbech and March town centres and from several supermarkets in Fenland.

But on June 17, Vasiluks entered an off-licence in Wisbech with a group of men, West Norfolk Magistrates’ Court heard this week. He stole alcohol and, when challenged by the store manager, he pushed him.

In December, Fenland magistrates heard that Vasiluks had caused severe distress to witnesses and had been involved in a string of anti-social behaviour incidents.

He had been abusive to police and, on one occasion, he had punched a man in the face during a fight in a supermarket car park.

Sergeant Dave Bax said he was pleased with the magistrates’ decision to jail Vasiluks for the theft and battery offences.

He said: “At this moment the Government are reviewing ASBOs and other orders, so I feel it is very reassuring that the court has taken a firm stance on breaches.”

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