Man, 48, admits role in handling stolen items

A man from Lavenham has admitted handling stolen goods taken during a burglary.

Michael Hart, 48, of Meadow Close, was arrested during Operation Drawbridge – an anti-burglary initiative – last month.

On Friday, Hart appeared at Ipswich Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to convert or dispose of criminal property.

He was remanded in custody until the week beginning March 4, when he will be sentenced.