Barrow couple sentenced after stealing £640 smartphone from town centre store
Paul Akred and Louise Jane Smith, both of Low White Close, pleaded guilty to stealing the Samsung Edge phone worth £640 from the Three store in Barrow town centre on September 27.
At Furness Magistrates' Court yesterday, Akred was given an 18-week jail sentence suspended for 12 months.
The 37-year-old was also ordered to pay compensation of £320, a victim surcharge of £85 and £85 in court costs.
Smith, 33, was given a community order and will be fitted with an electronic tag requiring her to remain at her home between the hours of 7pm and 7am every day until November 29.
She was also... read more
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