Thief targeted large stores
SHOPLIFTER Anthony Holmes was spared prison.
Holmes, 40, admitted stealing from Tesco in Whiteley on November 8, and at Homebase on July 19 in Portsmouth.
Portsmouth magistrates imposed a 12-week term suspended for nine months.
He must pay a £115 victim surcharge.
Holmes took £113.49 worth of alcohol from Tesco.
He also took £509.14 worth of barbecues and other goods from Homebase.