Lock thief sent to jail

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THIEF Ella Pecko was jailed for a month.

The 27-year-old, of Hampshire Street, Buckland, admitted stealing two Yale locks from B&Q at the Pompey Centre in Fratton Way on March 6.

Portsmouth magistrates jailed her for 28 days.

She must pay a £115 victim surcharge.

She carried out the theft while under post-sentence supervision.