A CHICKEN thief has been sentenced.

Kamil Dejneka was caught stealing one whole chicken and a keg of Budweiser from a branch of Sainsbury's, worth around £23.

At Southampton Magistrates' Court, the 26-year-old pleaded guilty and was discharged conditionally for 12 months.

Dejneka, of Albion Towers, Golden Grove, was also told to pay £20 victim surcharge.