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School worker jailed for looting

A primary school worker has been jailed for taking part in looting during the August riots, court officials said.

Alexis Bailey, 31, from Wye Street in Battersea, south London, received a 12-month prison sentence at Inner London Crown Court.

Bailey was arrested in Richer Sounds in Southend Road, Croydon, and has since been sacked from his job as a learning mentor at Stockwell Primary School.

He pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to steal at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court in August.

His employer Lambeth Council said last month that his behaviour was "incompatible" with the standards expected of those working in schools.


From Belfast Telegraph