A man has been jailed and his accomplice deported after a spate of thefts from vehicles in Blackburn town centre.

Peter McDonagh, 44, was sentenced to two years in prison and fined for breaking into various vehicles in the town centre late last year and stealing any items he could get his hands on.

His accomplice Damars Kleins, 28, was identified and deported from the UK due to immigration offences.