Jail term for serial thief

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SERIAL shoplifter Joanne Foster has been jailed.

Foster pleaded guilty to three thefts from the same shop between October 26 and November 26.

The 28-year-old, of Mavis Crescent, Havant, fled Waitrose in Marmion Road, Southsea, with £141.40 worth of alcohol on October 26.

The following day she stole alcohol worth £106 from the store.

Then on November 26 Foster stole alcohol worth £111 from the same shop.

She also admitted to committing a crime while subject to a suspended sentence imposed for two other counts of shoplifting.

Foster was sentenced to three months in prison by Portsmouth magistrates.

No order for costs was made as Foster received a custodial sentence.