SERIAL thief David Barney has been spared jail.
Barney pleaded guilty to committing four thefts while he was subject to a conditional discharge.
The 24-year-old, of Newcome Road, Portsmouth, admitted stealing sweets worth a total of £12.87 from the 99p Store in London Road, North End, Portsmouth.
Barney pleaded guilty to stealing a £200 bike from Fratton train station in Selbourne Terrace.
He also admitted stealing a £300 bike from Havant train station in North Street and lights worth £20 from another bike at Fareham train station in Station Approach.
Barney – who has previous convictions and is described as having a history of breaching court orders – was sentenced to four months in jail suspended for a year by Portsmouth magistrates.
He was ordered to take part in 10 alcohol treatment sessions.
Barney was put under supervision for a year.
Magistrates made no order for a fine, court costs or compensation.