Warrant For Homeless Man Who Failed To Attend Court

A WARRANT was issued for the arrest of 32-year-old Gavin Townend when he failed to attend Ely courthouse. Townend, who is homeless but has a care-of address at Abbots Way, Ely, is accused of breaching the terms of his community order, by missing two app

A WARRANT was issued for the arrest of 32-year-old Gavin Townend when he failed to attend Ely courthouse.

Townend, who is homeless but has a "care-of" address at Abbots Way, Ely, is accused of breaching the terms of his community order, by missing two appointments with the probation service and failing to keep in touch with a probation officer.

He was given the order back in April of last year, after admitting he stole �4 worth of chocolate.

When Townend was originally sentenced, he given his 12-month supervision order, and the probation service was asked to address his drug and accommodation problems.