Fine for metal thief

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METAL thief Edward Bakes has been fined.

The 27-year-old, from Passingham Walk, Waterlooville, pleaded guilty to stealing the metal from a property in Sunnymead Drive, Waterlooville, on January 14.

Bakes was fined £100 and told to pay £20 compensation by Fareham magistrates.

He was also ordered to pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and £15 into a fund for victims of crime.