TWO people have been sentenced to a total of four years in prison in connection with a spate of burglaries in Cinderford.

Michelle Williams, 39, of London Road in Gloucester and Mark Andrew Round, 46, of Villa Close in Ruspidge were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court.

Williams was given a three-year prison term for carrying out six dwelling burglaries and the theft of a pedal cycle over five days in 2013, while Round was sentenced to 12 months for the handling of stolen goods.

The break-ins happened in Church Road and Ruspidge Road between July 24 and July 28 last year. Inspector Carl Bourne said: "Burglary is a priority crime for the constabulary and for the officers of Operation Rapier. We would encourage members of the public to come forward with information about burglary or stolen property, either on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."