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Ipswich shoplifter who stole Guilty perfume from Boots and The Wire box set from HMV jailed

PUBLISHED: 08:00 10 June 2017 | UPDATED: 08:51 10 June 2017

Magistrates' Court in Ipswich  Picture: SIMON PARKER

Magistrates' Court in Ipswich Picture: SIMON PARKER


A shoplifter with more than 100 offences to her name has been jailed after admitting stealing Guilty perfume and a box set of The Wire while on a suspended prison sentence.

Jailed shoplifter Sarah PattersonJailed shoplifter Sarah Patterson

Sarah Patterson, 36, pleaded guilty to three offences of theft when she appeared before Ipswich magistrates.

Her address was not given in court.

She stole three Gucci Guilty Black fragrances worth a total of £165 from Boots in Tavern Street, Ipswich, on May 26, before returning to steal two more worth £110 on June 2.

The following day she took The Wire dvd box set and a Blu-ray TV box set, totalling £99.98, from HMV in Ipswich.

Patterson was in breach of a four-week suspended jail term she was given on May 22 for another theft.

The court heard Patterson had 50 previous convictions for 101 offences.

She was jailed for a total of 12 weeks and ordered to pay back the value of the items to Boots and HMV.

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