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Rampant Rabbit vibrator, dirty laundry, light bulb and eggs stolen in bizarre burglary

An array of unwashed clothes, eggs, a single jigsaw piece and a number of sex toys were among the bizarre list of items allegedly stolen from a house in Northampton.

Fabrizio Martino, aged 28, and of Lutterworth Road, Abington, Northampton, appeared at Northampton Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with burglary after the diverse products went missing from a house in Park Walk, Kings Heath.

The alleged theft took place at some point between Thursday, August 27 and Saturday, August 29 and included a purple Rampant Rabbit vibrator – worth 30 – in the haul of stolen items.

Martino denied the charges against him at a brief hearing before magistrates yesterday and will now face trial.

A court list published in advance of the case outlined the extensive range of personal goods alleged to have been pilfered from the property in the burglary.

The charge sheet reads: "Between August 27 and August 29 2009 at Park Walk, having entered as a trespasser a dwelling, stole therein food, drink, eggs, a bag of crisps, bin bag full of assorted children's toys, Lego building blocks and plastic toys."

It continues: "Bob the Builder toy, soft toys. Linen basket containing unwashed clothes . . . light bulb, grey broom, keys to flat and shed, scales, curtain pole,with dark brown leaf pattern."

After describing in detail four sex toys allegedly stolen by Martino, believed to be worth in excess of 100, the list then goes on: "Yellow JCB digger, jigsaw piece, yellow quad bike toy of value unknown."

Martino, who spoke only to deny the charge of burglary at the hearing, is now due to appear at Northampton Crown Court next month.

Magistrate, Kevin Foreman, urged Martino to abide by the condition that he must live at Park Crescent West until he is recalled to court, and released him on bail.

He said: "This matter has been committed to Crown Court, with conditional bail as before, and you must abide by this."

He added that Martino would be committing an offence if he did not turn up at the next hearingill take place in February.

 
 
 

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