A SOUTHAMPTON man has been jailed after being caught stealing from the till of a city hotel.

Robert Michael Stacey Reynolds admitted trespassing in the Dolphin Hotel, in High Street, when he appeared at Southampton Magistrates Court.

The 24-year-old also pleaded guilty to stealing alcohol, a bag and £550 from the till of the hotel.

Reynolds, of Sullivan Road, was jailed for nine weeks and ordered to pay £200 compensation.