Jail for men who stole more than 500 electric motors

Two engineering firm employees have been jailed after a £100,000 theft of parts was revealed. Eric Pygott, 65, in charge of stores at Brook Hansen of Huddersfield, and George Walker, who ran Walker Engineering in Halifax, were jailed for 18 months and 12 months respectively. Both men pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal when they […]

Two engineering firm employees have been jailed after a £100,000 theft of parts was revealed.

Eric Pygott, 65, in charge of stores at Brook Hansen of Huddersfield, and George Walker, who ran Walker Engineering in Halifax, were jailed for 18 months and 12 months respectively.

Both men pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal when they appeared before Bradford Crown Court last week.

The court heard that Pygott had supplied Walker with more than 500 electric motors from stores for cash payments.