MAGISTRATES have ordered a Basingstoke thief who stole from the Co-Op to pay compensation.

Shane Corbett, of Attwood Close, on Thursday, December 7 stole meat and dog food from a Southern Co-Op shop in Basingstoke.

On Wednesday, December 13 Corbett stole meat belonging to Southern Co-Op shop, also in Basingstoke.

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On Thursday, February 1 the 34-year-old pleaded guilty to the offences at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court.

Magistrates ordered him to pay compensation of £50.