Hallglen thug jailed after trying to steal alcohol and assaulting Denny Co-op worker

A drunken thug who assaulted a shop worker after being caught trying to steal alcohol has been jailed.

By Herald Reporter
Sunday, 1st November 2020, 12:30 pm

Staff spotted Kenneth Barr (31), 23 Beauly Court, Hallglen, attempting to take two bottles of Courvoisier Cognac – worth £28.50 each – from the Co-op in Denny on Tuesday night.

He then punched and kicked an employee as staff tried to restrain him.

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Kenneth Barr tried to steal alcohol from the Co-op in Denny, where he also assaulted an employee. Picture: Gary Hutchison.

Police were contacted and Barr was arrested.

He appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to theft and assault and was imprisoned for 330 days.

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