Lager thief who stole from Portsmouth store told to pay compensation

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LAGER thief Jack Van Outen has been told to pay for the drinks he stole.

The unemployed 23-year-old took cases of Carling, worth £30, from the Co-op in New Road, Portsmouth.

Van Outen, of Arundel Street, Landport, pleaded guilty to theft when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He was ordered to pay £30 to the Co-op and £85 in court costs.

The money will automatically be taken out of the benefits he receives.