SERIAL thief Robert Gillen has been told to do unpaid work.
He admitted stealing seven packs of cheese and 20 packs of ham from the Co-op in Copnor Road, Copnor, on April 20.
The 25-year-old, of Kingston Road, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to stealing 15 pairs of trousers from a Peacocks store in Havant four days earlier.
He also admitted stealing meat from a Portsmouth Co-op on April 25 and to committing the crimes while subject to a conditional discharge for another theft.
Gillen was told to do 80 hours of unpaid work in the next year by Portsmouth magistrates.