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Burglar has 'changed our lives forever' say victims

Mon, 07 Mar 2016

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"He's changed our lives forever" - that's what a burglary victim has told a court after a career criminal broke into her family's home whilst they were asleep.

38-year-old John Johnson targeted three houses in Douglas between September and November last year - at Douglas Courthouse last week he was jailed for seven and a half years.

Statements from the victims revealed the consequences of his "cruel and ruthless" crimes - saying they worry "each night that it will happen again" and it's left them feeling "vulnerable". 

It's something Detective Constable Sam Cannell empathises with:


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