Shoplifter spared jail

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MAKE-UP thief Mark Thorn has been spared jail.

The 45-year-old, of Dolman Road, Gosport, admitted stealing cosmetics worth more than £39 from Superdrug in Gosport on June 21.

He was sentenced to 12 weeks in jail suspended for six months by Portsmouth magistrates.

Thorn was ordered to pay £39.90 compensation to the store.

No costs order was made.