Thief jailed for three months for shop raids

THIEF Lee Harris has been jailed after admitting a string of offences.

Tuesday, 5th July 2016, 6:00 am

The 32-year-old of Cunningham Road, Waterlooville, admitted four counts of theft at shops in Cosham and Waterlooville.

He stole hundreds of pounds worth of items, including make-up, Champagne, steak, chicken and Moet wine.

Portsmouth magistrates jailed him for three months concurrent for each offence.

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He struck on February 12, February 11, March 24 and June 25. He targeted Wilko, Asda, Tesco and Co-op stores in the area.

He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge for theft and was resentenced to three months concurrent for the April 5 offence.

His guilty plea was taken into account at sentencing.

He was jailed due to his previous history of offending, the court ruled.