A 52-year-old man has been jailed for a burglary that happened in High Wycombe.

Kevin McCormick of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to one count of burglary at Aylesbury Crown Court on Tuesday, May 18.

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The sentencing relates to an incident that happened just before 8am on Wednesday April 14, 2021 when McCormick gained entry to a property through a window on Amersham Hill in the town.

The homeowner was alerted by the noise and escorted him out of the house.

McCormick was arrested on the same day, and was charged on Thursday, April 15.

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He will spend three years behind bars.

Detective Constable Emily Sendall from the Priority Crime Team, High Wycombe, said: “The offence of burglary can have a huge impact on the lives of the victims and the wider community, so I’m pleased that we have been able to bring the defendant so swiftly to justice.”