A MAN and his nephew have been sentenced after stealing a safe and two minibuses from a school.

The pair were sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on Friday, December 11 for the burglary in September last year, during which a safe containing £200-£300 cash was taken from The Griffin School on Castle Road.

The school’s two minibuses were also taken.

David Leslie Clift, 44, from Salisbury, facing three charges of burglary and two of taking a vehicle without consent, was sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment, as well a surcharge to fund victim services of £181.

His nephew Josh Joseph Frank Clifft, 26, from Longhedge, facing one charge of burglary, two charges of taking a vehicle without consent, driving with no insurance and driving with a provisional licence was given 16 months in jail, suspended for two years, as well as a surcharge of £149.

Mr Clifft must undertake "rehabilitation activities" for a maximum of 30 days as directed by an authorised provider of probation.