Woman in court after stealing cat food

Burnley Magistrates Court.
Burnley Magistrates Court.

A woman who stole cleaning products and cat food from B and M in Colne, had mental health issues, a court heard.

Burnley magistrates were told how Kerry Martin (45) stole the goods, worth £18.98, on November 29th.

Martin, of Roundell Road, Barnoldswick, admitted theft. She was given a 12-month conditional discharge and must pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Mr Nick Dearing (defending) told the hearing Martin was receiving assistance from the community mental health team.