Thief must pay £100

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DRESS thief Kris Bedford has been ordered to pay £100 compensation.

The 22-year-old, of Sea Front, Hayling Island, admitted stealing dresses worth £449.75 from New Look in Havant.

He took the items on May 23 and pleaded guilty before Portsmouth magistrates.

They imposed an 18-month conditional discharge.

The fine will be deducted from Bedford’s benefits.