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Victim gives burglar £20 after apology for £10,000 theft

A Bolton woman gave a burglar £20 to spend in prison - after he apologised for stealing £10,000 worth of items from her home.

Loretta Smith's home was burgled by Kevin Derbyshire and his accomplice Graham Llewellyn, both 24, who were later jailed for 32 months each.

But after some of the 75-year-old's possessions were returned and Derbyshire apologised, she decided to do what she "thought was right" and give him a reward.

This clip is originally from Radio 5 live Drive on October 28 2014.

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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