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BIKE thief Troy Keating has been fined.

The 19-year-old, of St Paul’s Road, Southsea, pleaded guilty to stealing the mountain bike from Castle Road in Southsea on September 16.

He was told to pay £170 in a fine and costs by Portsmouth magistrates. Keating admitted committing the crime while subject to a 12-month conditional discharge. No separate penalty was imposed.