Teen in Grantham court

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A 17-year-old appeared in court accused of burglary.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused of stealing Xbox games and accessories from a home in North Parade. No plea has been entered. The youth was granted bail after a youth offending officer spoke in court .

Chair of magistrates Jenny James said: “You’re very fortunate that someone is prepared to work hard to find something to keep you out of custody.”