Southsea man, 64, admits stealing wine and swigging a drink in Co-op shop

THIEF Neil Stevens has been prosecuted for stealing a bottle of wine - and then for drinking it in breach of a criminal behaviour order.

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 3:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 3:46 pm
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The 64-year-old, of Waverley Road, Southsea, admitted stealing a £27.85 bottle from Co-op in Albert Road, Southsea, on February 8.

He also admitted breaching his order by drinking in the shop.

Stevens must pay £27.85 compensation.

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Portsmouth magistrates imposed a six-week jail term suspended for six months.