Serial Portsmouth shoplifter sentenced to 20 weeks in prison

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SHOPLIFTER Emma Hart has been jailed for 20 weeks by Portsmouth magistrates.

Hart, 28, of Beach Road, Southsea, admitted stealing five bottles of spirits from Waitrose in Southsea on September 7 and £8.65 of goods from Boots in Commercial Road, Portsmouth, on October 15.

She admitted stealing £18 of clothing from Matalan in Station Street, Portsmouth, on November 18.

Hart admitted failing to surrender to custody and breaching a conditional discharge imposed for seven thefts.