Elderly thief is banned from all county’s Debehams stores

A PENSIONER who persistently steals from shops in Lancashire has been banned from all Debenhams stores for a year.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 12th December 2015, 2:00 pm
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Batool Bibi Shah, 70, of Kilkerran Close, Chorley, stole £144 of jewellery in Blackburn on November 2.

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She received a six-week jail term, suspended for 12 months, with an £80 surcharge and £85 costs, after the bench at Preston Magistrates’ Court said she has an “appalling record for the same offence”.

She was also banned from all county Debenhams stores.