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Sunday, 26 October 2014

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Ulverston man jailed for six counts of shoplifting

A PROLIFIC shoplifter from Ulverston has been jailed for a year for six separate counts of theft from a shop.

Stephen Coates, 38, of County Square was sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Thursday after he was convicted of shoplifting from stores in Barrow and Ulverston.

Coates was arrested on the May 6 and following a search of his home address Police found further stolen goods which they could link to thefts in Ulverston.

On Saturday March 29 he entered the Boots store in Ulverston and stole twelve cans of deodorant worth £58.50 as well as six packets of Pampers wipes worth £15.

The search of his home address led officers to the discovery of a box of glacier mints, six boxes of tea bags and twelve cans of deodorant which had a collective value of over £50.

These items were found to be property of Bargain Brands in Ulverston.

Detective Constable Sylvester McNally said: “This sends out a clear message that the police will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of detecting and preventing crime.

“The support shown here by the court demonstrates we will work together to keep prolific offenders off the street.”

Coates pleaded guilty and was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment.

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