A bungling thief was snared when he left behind his DNA in the McDonald’s restaurant he burgled for just £3-worth of food.
Kane Bircahll smashed a window of the Cowpen Road branch of the fast food giant, in Blyth, and sneaked in during the middle of the night while the premises was closed.
The 28-year-old then made-off with £3-worth of food items, South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court was told.
But, not only was hapless Birchall caught in the act on CCTV, he also left behind his own blood and was further identified from his DNA.
Now, Birchall, of Burdon Terrace, Bedlington, has been warned he is facing the possibility of time behind bars after pleading guilty to one count of burglary.
Adjourning the case for the preparation of a Pre-Sentence Report, District Judge Bernard Begley told him: “This is simply an adjournment so the court can be aware fully of everything about you.
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