Carshalton-man lands himself in jail after dropping his knife

Sutton Police used forensic analysis to track down the suspect

Sutton Police used forensic analysis to track down the suspect

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

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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