Shoplifter admits stealing thousands of pounds worth of items from Crawley stores

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
A shoplifter who stole thousands of pounds worth of food and household items from shops across Crawley has been remanded in custody by a court.

Police say that Damien O’Hare, 48, of no fixed address, admitted 49 offences when he appeared at Crawley Magistrates Court on June 10.

He pleaded guilty to 26 counts of shoplifting, 22 counts of breaching a Criminal Order Behaviour and one count of public order.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad
A shoplifter has admitted stealing thousands of pounds worth of items from a string of Crawley storesA shoplifter has admitted stealing thousands of pounds worth of items from a string of Crawley stores
A shoplifter has admitted stealing thousands of pounds worth of items from a string of Crawley stores

The court heard that he stole a total of £2,129.12 worth items from the Co-op, Poundland, Boots, Superdrug, Tesco and Marks and Spencer between March 3 and June 9.

He is due to appear before Lewes Crown Court on July 8 for sentencing.