Shoplifter stole lingerie and bacon

A thief who stole lingerie from a Preston shop has been given a community order.

Sarah Jane Despard, 31, of Sylvancroft, Ingol, admitted stealing the goods from the BHS store in the city.

She also admitted a separate offence of stealing 74.70 worth of bacon from the Spar shop in Woodplumpton Road, Preston.

Magistrates in Preston said she would be electronically monitored throughout the order.

She must observe a 22-week curfew between 7pm and 7am and pay 55 court costs.

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