Five years for woman who swiped laptops from hospitals and schools


A professional thief who pretended to be a member of staff to steal computers and phones from hospitals, schools and universities has been jailed for five years. Marcia Murray, 49, grabbed seven laptops from one hospital and punched a woman at a school when she tried to stop her leaving, Kingston Crown Court heard. The judge, Mr Recorder John Kingston told Murray that public services were ‘under enough pressure as it is’ without losing valuable equipment to her. ‘To have…

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