Shoplifter sentenced to 42-day suspended sentence

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THIEF David Box has been spared jail.

The 32-year-old, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to stealing goods worth a total £18.47 in two separate thefts from Asda at Speedfields Park in Fareham.

He pleaded guilty to stealing two jumpers from TK Maxx in Fareham and alcohol from a Co-op in the town.

Box was sentenced to 42 days in jail suspended for a year by Portsmouth magistrates.

Magistrates decided to make no order for costs or compensation.