A BARROW woman has admitted stealing a man's wallet.

Karen Lyn Rae, of West Shore Park, pleaded guilty to theft when she appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court on Friday.

The 58-year-old stole a wallet containing £120 from Marc Whitehead in Barrow on August 3 of last year.

Rae, who was represented in court by Maureen Fawcett, was given a six-month conditional discharge.

She was also ordered to pay £60 compensation, a £21 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.