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SHOPLIFTER Emma Nicholas has been ordered to get help for her drug addiction.

Nicholas, from Linden Lea, Portchester, pleaded guilty to stealing make-up worth £678 from Boots in Commercial Road, Landport, Portsmouth, on June 18.

The 25-year-old was given a community order by Portsmouth magistrates.

She must undergo treatment for her drug dependency as a non-resident patient for six months. Her progress will be reviewed by Portsmouth magistrates.