Portsmouth shop-lifter stole food and alcohol

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SHOPLIFTER Darren Biles has been told to pay £90.

The 37-year-old was caught stealing £20 worth of alcohol and food from Asda, at The Bridge shopping centre, in Portsmouth.

Biles, of Clive Road, Kingston, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to theft when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court. He will pay the money off at a rate of £5 a week.