A WINCHESTER shoplifter has been fined for a string of thefts.

Jordan James Bell, 23, of no fixed abode, admitted targeting Boots and Tesco in Winchester between September 6-25.

Bell stole candles, valued at £113.10 from Boots on September 6 and 13 and meat and cheese, worth £27.80, from Tesco on September 25.

Magistrates in Basingstoke fined him £160 with a £34 victim surcharge.