KEVIN John Blake will not be seen much in public after dark for the next few months.

Blake, 39, admitted three offences of shoplifting from TK Maxx in the Brooks shopping centre in Winchester.

The court heard he stole shirts, jumpers and jackets, total value £241.89.

Magistrates in Basingstoke imposed a community order for Blake to observe an eight-week curfew banning him from leaving his home between the hours of 7pm-7am, Monday to Fridays until July 10.

Blake, of of Christchurch Road, Winchester, was also ordered to pay £241.89 in compensation to the store.