Shoplifter stole over £1,000 worth of items from Superdrug in Harborough
He targeted the shop three times in 11 days last August, stealing face creams and vitamins
A shoplifter who stole over £1,000 worth of items from a Market Harborough town centre store has been given a suspended prison sentence.
Owen Hurst, 33, carried out the thefts at Superdrug on The Square as he targeted the shop three times in 11 days last August.
The thief stole a large quantity of face creams and vitamins, a court heard.
Hurst, of Gooding Avenue, Leicester, also stole razor blades and Nicorette patches worth £121 from the neighbouring Tesco Metro store on November 12.
He admitted theft and possessing Class A drugs at Leicester magistrates’ court - and was given a four-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months.
Hurst was also ordered to go on a drug rehabilitation course and the drugs he stole will be destroyed.