Thief who robbed pensioner jailed

A callous thief who stole £160 from a Stranraer pensioner in his own home was jailed for 14 months at the town’s sheriff court this week.

Robert Garrett, 31, plead guilty to taking the money from the 71-year-old man’s wallet after being let into his Belmont Road home late at night last August 30.

Garrett had plead not guilty at previous hearings.