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A SHOPLIFTER has been ordered to do unpaid work.

Mark Edwards, of Fratton Road, Fratton, pleaded guilty to stealing five bottles of vodka, four bottles of rum and a multipack of crisps worth £153.28 from Southern Co-operatives in The Square, Wickham, on April 29 last year.

The 42-year-old also admitted committing the crime while subject to a two-year conditional discharge for theft.

Edwards was ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months when he appeared before Fareham Magistrates’ Court.