MAGISTRATES have ordered a thief to pay compensation.

Aaron Paul Pearce, of Anton Road, Andover, stole two fragrance gift sets from Boots in the Chantry Centre on November 28.

The sets were worth £128.50.

At Basingstoke Magistrates Court on December 5 the 42-year-old admitted to theft.

He must pay £128.50 compensation and a £35 fine.