Serial Havant thief sent to jail for six months

Mark Clutterbrook in 2015

Man gives judge the thumbs-up after being sentenced for handling stolen goods

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SERIAL shoplifter Brendon Brain has been jailed.

Brain admitted nine counts of theft totalling a £477.28 of goods and three of using threatening words or behaviour.

Brain stole £228.59 of fake tan from a Boots store in Petersfield.

The 25-year-old pleaded guilty to stealing whisky, Champagne and a ready meal worth £113.19 from a Co-op in Bishop’s Waltham.

Brain also admitted charges of using threatening words or behaviour in Southampton, Bishop’s Waltham and Wickham.

And he admitted stealing £17.01 of food from the Bishop’s Waltham Co-op on another occasion

He pleaded guilty of stealing £9.49 of baby milk from a Co-op in Wickham and £41.56 of coffee from a Co-op in Portsmouth.

Brain admitted four counts of stealing goods from a Co-op in East Wittering.

He fled with a total of £109 of alcohol and food.

Portsmouth magistrates jailed Brain, of Larkwhistle Walk, Havant, for six months.