Shoplifter stole from same Portsmouth store four times

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SHOPLIFTER Scott Benneyworth has been fined after targeting the same shop four times.

Benneyworth, of Leominster Road, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to attempting to steal £69.12 of goods including wine, cheese and meat from Tesco in Cosham High Street.

The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to stealing goods from the same supermarket on three further occasions.

The crimes were committed between December 30, 2013 and February 17 this year.

Benneyworth was fined £300 and told to pay £85 in court costs and £7 compensation to the store by Portsmouth magistrates.