A MAN who trespassed onto a Vale school and stole up to around £3000 worth of items has been punished in court. 

Carl Andrew Hill, 34, from Greenfield Avenue, Dinas Powys, stole felt and insulation from Gwenfo Primary School of around £3000 in value. 

He also entered as a trespasser to the building while on license. 

He plead guilty at Cardiff Magistrates Court and was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison and suspended for 12 months. In those 12 months he must have treatment for drug dependency.

He must also pay a victims surcharge of £156 and costs of £85.