Store thief helped herself to haul of food

A thief, who pinched food worth £36.08 from a convenience store, was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 11:10 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:30 pm
A woman, with a criminal record for theft dating back 17 years, has appeared before Burnley magistrates for taking food from a convenience store.

Lisa Anne Duckworth (35) who has had drug issues, took the haul from the Spar in Brunshaw Road, Burnley, on Sunday, April 16th, the town's magistrates were told.

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The defendant, who has a criminal record for stealing going back to about 2000, admitted theft from a shop.

She must pay £36.08 compensation.