Man, 42, jailed for five months for Basingstoke theft and assault offences
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A man has been jailed for five months after committing a number of offences, including assault and theft, in Basingstoke.
Stuart Toakley, 42, from Appleton Drive, Basingstoke, was charged with assault by beating, theft from a shop and possession of a controlled drug of Class A.
It comes after police were called on Tuesday 23 May to a report that a man had left the at the Co-op store on Wallingford Road with a basket of goods without paying. He then assaulted a man on the same road.
Meanwhile, on Thursday 8 August, he was found to have a quantity of cocaine in his possession in Southampton.
Toakley was also charged with racially/religiously aggravated fear/provocation of violence by words/writing and two counts of harassment/breach of a restraining order on conviction.
It comes after police received a report that a man had been racially abused in the Tesco Express store on Carpenters Down in Popley on Saturday 31 December last year.
On Wednesday 6 September, Toakley was jailed for five months after admitting each offence at Basingstoke Magistrates Court.