Search

Police catch Woodford Green cash machine thief after appeal

08:00 08 January 2013

Thomas Evans was last known to be residing in Chingford Lane, Woodford Green

Thomas Evans was last known to be residing in Chingford Lane, Woodford Green

Archant

A Woodford Green thief who police wanted to put back in prison has been caught.

Thomas Evans, 29, was sentenced to two years and six months in prison in October 2010 after pleading guilty to theft and attempted theft from cash machines across the country.

He was part of a gang who stole an estimated £500,000 from ATMs at train stations from Southampton to Weybridge in Surrey and the New Forest.

Evans, previously of Chingford Lane, Woodford Green, was released on license in April last year but was wanted on recall to prison after failing to comply with he conditions of his release.

Police appealed for help tracing him last month and he was arrested on Thursday (3).

Latest News Stories

Picture: Katie Collins/PA

7.20am: Minor delays on the District Line due to an earlier signal failure.

Wohl Ilford Jewish Primary School pupils getting involved in Mitzvah Day 2013.

Mitzvah Day - the worldwide social action event - is just as important as monetary contributions to charities.

Yesterday, 18:55
The power cut is causing delays between Liverpool Street and Shenfield

Trains between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are delayed this evening due to electrical supply problems at Forest Gate.

Yesterday, 15:35
The pharmacy team, trust chief executive Matthew Hopkins, and Lauren’s family - including her son Janson and her mum and dad, Sylvia and Cyril Simmons

A memorial bench in tribute to a pharmacy technician who lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 50 has been unveiled at King George Hospital.

Most read news

These images show the lava’s path from a sky-high vantage point.

Would a prominent calorie label on your booze make you think twice before tanking up?

Looking for a holiday? We know a company that are keen to flog you a trip to the land of Kim Jong-un.

Biffo and Bobo better stay away from the town of Vendargues this Halloween.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition