A MAN from Shipton Bellinger has been given a community order after stealing hundreds of pounds of make-up in Andover.

Paul Benjamin Foakes-Tiffin pleaded guilty at a previous hearing to stealing £240 of make-up from Boots in the town on October 13, 2020.

He further admitted another charge of attempting to steal No. 7 serums to the value of £204 on November 9.

Appearing for sentencing at Swindon Magistrates’ Court, the 45-year-old was given a one-year community order, which will see him participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

He must also pay £95 in a victim surcharge.