Criminals in the Cambridgeshire region are escaping jail sentences for serious crimes, despite dozens of previous convictions for similar offences.

A burglar was not given a custodial sentence for the crime at a court appearance in 2015, despite 25 previous burglary offences, and 63 total previous convictions, making them the most prolific burglar in the East of England region to avoid jail for an offence last year.

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