Shoplifter is sent to jail

A man has appeared in court for burglary.

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Man, 42, in court for Southsea burglary

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A THIEF who stole a £5 roll of tape from B&Q has been jailed for 28 days.

Justin Chandler admitted the theft from the store at the Pompey Centre, Fratton Way, when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The court heard the 42-year-old, of Hewett Road, North End, Portsmouth, had a string of previous convictions for shoplifting.

The offence took place on March 28.