Carshalton-man lands himself in jail after dropping his knife

This Is Local London: Sutton Police used forensic analysis to track down the suspect Sutton Police used forensic analysis to track down the suspect

A man who dropped his knife after smashing a living window has been jailed.

Keith Frew from Carshalton was tracked down by police who carried out forensic analysis on the weapon.

At 9:10pm on Saturday, May 10, Frew lobbed a stone through the window of a terraced house in Wendling Road, Sutton.

Officers later watched footage from a CCTV camera installed at the property.

The video showed Frew committing the offence before dropping the knife as he ran off.

On Saturday, June 21 he pleaded guilty to breaking a window and possessing an offensive weapon.

He was handed a six months jail term at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court.

Frew lived in Winchcombe Road.

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