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A WOMAN who stole children’s clothing from Asda has been told to pay £100.

Mandy Butcher took the clothing, worth £47, from the Asda store in The Bridge shopping centre in Fratton, Portsmouth, on February 14.

Butcher, of Meriden Road, Southsea, pleaded guilty to theft at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The 27-year-old was fined £85.

Magistrates also ordered her to pay £15 in costs.