Prolific shoplifter convicted

A prolific shoplifter has been convicted of 49 offences following thefts in Crawley.

48-year-old, Damien O’Hare, admitted to 26 counts of shoplifting, 22 counts of breaching a Criminal Order Behaviour and one count of public order.

He stole over £2000 worth of stock from shops across Crawley between 3 March and 9 June.

O’Hare is due to appear before Lewes Crown Court on 8 July for sentencing.