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THIEF Patrick Clarke has been jailed for five months.

Clarke, 34, of Maydman Square, Baffins, Portsmouth, targeted Wilkinson in Dukes Walk, Waterlooville, four times between January 12 and February 8.

He stole £146 of make-up, beauty products, Maybelline and Rimmel make-up and 12 packs of razor blades worth £259.90. He also stole £154 of meat from Marks & Spencer in Waterlooville on January 5.

Portsmouth magistrates jailed him as he is a prolific thief and was on licence at the time. He pleaded guilty to five thefts.