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King’s Lynn thief told ‘Enough is enough’ as he goes to jail

Court news from the Lynn News, lynnnews.co.uk, @lynnnewscitizen on Twitter

Court news from the Lynn News, lynnnews.co.uk, @lynnnewscitizen on Twitter

A prolific thief has been jailed for 28 days after running out of second chances.

Anthony Hood, who has a long history of shoplifting, was sent to prison after stealing booze just 20 days after his last court appearance for theft.

The 47-year-old, of High Street, Lynn, appeared before Lynn magistrates on Tuesday and admitted stealing two bottles of whiskey, worth £25.98, from Aldi in Lynn on March 19.

He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge imposed for his last theft conviction on February 27.

Magistrates told him: “You’ve been given chance after chance, with many conditional discharges, but enough is enough.”

n At a separate hearing, Paul Brook told magistrates his drink was spiked after admitting being drunk and disorderly. Brook, 40, of Guanock Terrace, Lynn, appeared in court on Tuesday after being arrested outside Kudos nightclub in Norfolk Street, Lynn, in the early hours of March 9.

Susanna Chowdhury, prosecuting, said he swore at police and hit a shop window.

Brook, who represented himself in court, said: “I’m adamant my drink was spiked as it’s unusual for me to be that aggressive. My ex-wife had been at the club and was giving me a lot of trouble.”

He was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 costs.

 

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