MEAT thief Karl Chambers has been ordered to get help for his drug problem.
The 35-year-old, of Salterns Avenue, Southsea, admitted stealing £25 of chicken from the Copnor Road Co-op in Portsmouth while subject to a six-month conditional discharge for theft.
He also admitted fraudulently obtaining a £44 refund on clothes from Asda at The Bridge Centre in Fratton, Portsmouth.
And he pleaded guilty to stealing a bike from St Augustine Road in Southsea and washing gel worth £28.66 from the Co-op in Copnor Road, Portsmouth, in a separate incident.
Chambers was ordered to have nine months of non-resident drug rehabilitation treatment. Portsmouth magistrates put him under supervision for a year.