A THIEF who stole items from a Sainsbury's store in Basingstoke has been ordered to pay compensation. 

On Friday, December 22, Corinne Copage, of Aspen Way, stole meats from the store in The Malls.

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The 40-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence on Tuesday, February 27 at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court.

Copage was ordered to pay back compensation costs of £30 and fined £80.

Court costs of £35 and a surcharge fee of £32 must also be paid.