Man in court over Rooney break-in

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney

A Scarborough man appeared in court today charged with an attempted break-in at footballer Wayne Rooney's mansion.

The alleged incident occurred when Rooney was playing in his Manchester United testimonial at Old Trafford.

Robert Leslie McNamara, from Newby Farm Crescent, Scalby, has been charged with attempting to enter a dwelling with intent to steal therein..

The 25-year-old appeared at Chester Crown Court and was bailed by Judge Nicholas Woodward for the preparation of medical reports, until a further hearing on October 27.