Sentence is suspended

A SHOPLIFTER has avoided jail after magistrates suspended his sentence.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 7:00 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:30 pm

James Cannon, 34, of Gosport Road, Fareham, admitted theft of £20 of alcohol from Tesco in Quay Street, Fareham, on May 27.

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He also admitted assault by beating. Portsmouth magistrates imposed a 12-week jail term suspended for a year.