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UK riots: Man in wheelchair jailed for role in theft

PUBLISHED October 9, 2011

David Knott imprisoned for a year after being caught on camera carrying an Alba television stolen during the riots A man in a wheelchair who was caught on CCTV carrying a television stolen during the summer riots has been jailed for a year. David Knott, 18, of Bromhedge, Eltham, south-east London, was caught on camera as an accomplice put an Alba television on his lap before pushing the wheelchair away. Knott, who had a broken leg at the time, was jailed at Inner London crown court for handling stolen goods belonging to an Argos store in Woolwich, south-east London. Police officers working on Operation Withern ? the force's investigation into August's riots ? are continuing to make arrests. UK riots London Crime © 2011 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds