Bag-snatcher is jailed

Two of the new one pounds coins including one given as change to a charity worker which he believes may be fake (left).

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A HANDBAG thief has been jailed.

Tara Smith, 33, admitted stealing the bag and a mobile phone worth £200 from Asda at the Bridge Shopping Centre in Fratton on January 29.

Smith, of no fixed abode, was jailed for 18 weeks by Portsmouth magistrates.

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