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A man was jailed for 23 weeks at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 28 July following a series of shoplifting incidents in Southampton and Fair Oak.
Philip Rosher, 34, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to five shoplifting offences committed between March 22 and May 4 this year.
He also admitted to 22 further theft offences between those dates which were taken into consideration when sentencing.
Appearing at Southampton Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Rosher was sentenced to 23 weeks behind bars for the following offences:
On Saturday 27 March 2021 Rosher stole items worth approximately £50.00 from Tesco Express, Witts Hill, Bitterne.
On Monday 22 March 2021 he took items worth approximately £75.00 from Tesco Express, Witts Hill, Bitterne.
On Monday 5 April 2021 at around items worth approximately £107.00 were stolen from Tesco Express, Witts Hill, Bitterne by Rosher.Again, on Monday 5 April 2021 he stole items worth approximately £8.85 from Tesco Express, Witts Hill, Bitterne.
On Saturday 1 May 2021, Rosher stole items worth approximately £60.00 from Tesco Express, Winchester Road, Fair Oak.
We know that Rosher’s crimes had an impact the local community and local businesses.
We hope this sentence reassures people that we do take shoplifting and theft offences seriously and will look at every opportunity to put offenders before a court.
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