Shoplifter on spree narrowly avoids jail
A SHOPLIFTER has narrowly avoided prison after going on a spree '“ despite stealing from a charity shop.
Charlotte Keaton stole hundreds of pounds of items in just one day.
The 35-year-old targeted three shops on February 1 in Fareham.
At Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court she was handed a suspended prison term.
Keaton, of Belvoir Close, Fareham, admitted three thefts.
n Clothes and homeware worth £403.83 from TK Maxx.
n Items of stationery worth £71.91 from WH Smith.
n Clothes from a charity shop worth £8.75 from Solent Diabetes Association.
Magistrates imposed a one-week prison sentence for each theft suspended for nine months.
She also stealing £104 worth of hygiene and beauty products from Lloyds Pharmacy on March 2 in Fareham.
In all she got four weeks suspended for nine months.
She must also pay £254.98 compensation.