Magistrate jails thief

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MEAT thief Ashley Martin has been jailed.

The 35-year-old, of no fixed address, admitted theft of £30 of beef sirloin from Iceland in Portsmouth on December 5.

Portsmouth magistrates jailed him for 12 weeks.

The court heard he has a prolific history of committing similar offences.

He is not willing to engage with probation, the court heard.