|Three Years For Attempted Burglary|
Arrested next day after fingerprint match
A man's been jailed for three years following an attempted burglary at a premises in Ealing in August last year.
Malik Speede, aged 29 of Churchfield Road, W13 had previously pleaded not guilty to the offence at a hearing on 7th August 2012.
On 6th August 2012, at approximately 11.15hrs a neighbour called police after hearing a couple of loud bangs at a property in Boston Road, W7.
Officers attended including a forensic team to obtain evidence. Following a fingerprint match, Speede was identified, arrested and charged on 7th August with attempted burglary.
DC Amrita Dhanjal, Ealing CID said:
"Burglary is a priority crime for the borough and we understand the impact this type of offence causes victim’s throughout their lives. This case highlights the positive action of the community, the swift police actions taken to identify Malik Speede and the modern forensic retrieval capabilities of scenes of crime examiners.
''This sentence sends a clear message that the Metropolitan Police will continue to work making the streets safer for all who work and live in the Borough of Ealing.''
24th January 2013