Man caught stealing aftershave from Asda in South Shields left with hefty court bill

Asda in Coronation Street, South Shields.
Asda in Coronation Street, South Shields.

A man caught stealing from a South Tyneside store has been hit with a hefty court bill.

Derun Ahmet snatched aftershave worth £46 from Asda, in Coronation Street, South Shields, on Saturday, July 4.

The 32-year-old admitted shop theft at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.

Ahmet, of Wuppertal Court, Jarrow, was given a six-month conditional discharge by magistrates.

He must also pay compensation of £46 to Asda as well as a criminal courts charge of £150, prosecution costs of £85 and a £15 victim surcharge.