Serial Worthing thief jailed for 42 weeks who stole almost £500 worth of Boots hair products
Story by Paul Lynch 30th August 2020
Serial thief who stole almost £500 worth of hair products from boots has been given a 42 week prison sentence.
27-year-old Arron Jones from Worthing appeard at Brighton Magistrates Court on Wednesday 26th August 2020, he was charged with 11 counts of theft from a retail outlet.
He pleaded guilty to all offences, that happend between January and July 2020. Charges included the theft of nearly £500 worth of hair products from Boots in Worthing and £200 worth of items from the Co-operative in Lancing.
Jones was also convicted of eight breaches of a Community Protection Notice and common assault on July 19th 2020. He was sentenced to 42 weeks in prison, with a number of suspended sentences imposed to run concurrently.
Sergeant Craig Burgess said: “Jones committed a number of thefts from shops in the Adur and Worthing area during the lockdown period when businesses were staying open to provide a much needed service to the community. Such prolific offenders will always be targeted by police and we welcome the sentence from the courts.”
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