Co-op Maidenhead: Store raided by woman with tools

A MAIDENHEAD woman has been spared jail after robbing a convenience store with an array of tools.

Jessica Woolford, of Queensway, was part of a joint burglary of the Co-operative store on Shifford Crescent in Maidenhead in February 11, 2019.

Here, she stole a bottle of alcohol with an unknown value.

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In order to carry out the raid she took with her a hammer, a chisel, screwdrivers, bolt croppers, a knife and a meat cleaver.

When she was caught she was found in possession of cocaine, a class A drug.

Woolford admitted the drug charge but initially denied the burglary and going equipped for theft accusations.

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However, she was later found guilty of these offences following a summary trial in February 2022.

Appearing at Slough Magistrates’ Court on March 21, 2022, 36-year-old Woolford was handed a community order.

A requirement of this order is to take part in up to 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

She must also pay £40 in compensation and pa £285 in court costs.

Slough Observer | News