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Hunstanton woman fined for thefts from supermarket

A Hunstanton woman who stole goods from the town's Sainsbury's store three times in a week has been fined £220.

Emma Newson-Smith, 42, took face cream worth £50 on the first occasion, food worth £3.80 the next time, and food and drink worth £13 in the final offence.

Lynn Magistrates’ Court was told on Thursday that she was captured on CCTV and admitted the offences to police. They all happened between August 29 and September 5, 2020.

King's Lynn Magistrates' Court (44515519)
King's Lynn Magistrates' Court (44515519)

Newson-Smith, of Elizabeth Close, did not attend the hearing and the case was found to be proved in her absence.

As well as the fine, she was ordered to pay £66.80 compensation to Sainsbury’s and £105 costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

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