A WINCHESTER woman has been fined after stealing nearly £180 worth of perfume.

Maxine Dawn Mason admitted stealing the perfume, worth £179.50 from Debenhams in Festival Place, Basingstoke on June 3, when she appeared in court.

Appearing at Basingstoke Magistrates court, the 44-year-old, of Southgate Street, in Winchester city centre, was fined £60.

She was also ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge.