Thief gets 14-day curfew

Southsea woman smuggled 59,400 cigarettes into the UK

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THIEF Brian Burton has been ordered to stay in at night.

Burton pleaded guilty to stealing a wallet and its contents, a fountain pen and a set of car keys from a victim in Netley Road, Southsea.

The value of the goods stolen has not been revealed.

Burton, from Watts Road, Portsmouth, was given a community order at Fareham Magistrates’ Court.

The order states that he must not leave his home between 8pm and 5am for 14 days.

Magistrates ordered 22-year-old Burton to pay £85 in court costs.

However they made no order for him to pay compensation to the victim.

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