Shoplifter took air freshener refill from village store

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A SHOPLIFTER has been fined.

Steven Rymer, 54, from The Square, Wickham, admitted stealing an air freshener refill from the Co-op store in the same street on December 20.

He was fined £60, ordered to pay £4.07 compensation, £45 costs and £15 towards a victims’ fund by Fareham magistrates.

He admitted committing the offence while subject to a conditional discharge for stealing toiletries from Poundland in Fareham on December 12 and was fined an additional £40.