Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Worker Stole iPads from Bin at School

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Worker Stole iPads from Bin at School

Article excerpt

ATHIEF who took broken iPads from a school bin was caught after he labelled them with his company's stickers and dumped them in a public bin.

Steven James Thornley, 36, was paid to carry out work at St Anthony's Catholic Primary School, in Wythenshawe, when he spotted the tablets in a bin.

Thornley, who owns his own company, TM Fire and Security, took the two iPads but was unable to get them to work and threw them in a bin outside the McDonalds restaurant in Macclesfield a few days later.

McDonalds staff contacted the school to say staff had found two iPads marked with the Woodhouse Park school logo in a bin outside the restaurant and when a school technician collected them, they discovered a TM Fire and Security sticker stuck to the iPads.

Prosecutor Robin Lynch told Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court that Thornley, of Ecclesbridge Road, Marple, admitted the theft and accepted he should have notified the school. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.