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Serial Swanscombe burglar who targeted home in Wainscott jailed

A serial burglar who targeted a village home has been jailed for just under two and a half years after admitting another break-in.

Paul Mounger, of Alamein Road, Swanscombe, broke into a property in Jarrett Avenue in Wainscott, near Rochester, in January.

Paul Mounger has been jailed for just under two and a half years
Paul Mounger has been jailed for just under two and a half years

Several items of paperwork are believed to have been taken and the 30-year-old was later arrested and charged following a police investigation.

It was discovered he had carried out the burglary not long after leaving prison for committing other break-ins.

Mounger had previously embarked on a burgling spree over the course of three months between November 2016 and January 2017.

He targeted nine properties across Istead Rise, Sevenoaks, Longfield, Gravesend, Cobham, Dartford and Chatham.

An investigation later connected him to the break-ins, a car theft and several forged number plates and he was jailed for three years.

Mounger has previously serve jail time for a spree of burglaries.
Mounger has previously serve jail time for a spree of burglaries.

Mounger appeared at Woolwich Crown Court in April where he pleaded guilty to the latest burglary.

He was sentenced at the same court earlier this month to 876 days imprisonment.

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