Gosport woman fled taxi without paying

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A WOMAN who fled a taxi without paying has been ordered to pay compensation.

Melanie Peacock, of Forton Road, Gosport, admitted making off without paying a taxi fare in Gosport on February 19. The 25-year-old was given a 12-month conditional discharge and told to pay £47.95 compensation by Fareham magistrates.

Peacock was also told to pay £20 court costs and £15 into a victims’ fund.