A SOUTHAMPTON man who stole 18 bars of chocolate, 14 jars of coffee, two energy drinks and two designer jumpers has been jailed.

Kieron James Slack-Travers stole the items from various Southampton stores between September 7 and September 26.

The 23-year-old first targeted a Co-Op store in the city from where he stole 18 bars of Galaxy chocolate, worth £135.

He, jointly with another, stole two Tommy Hilfiger jumpers, worth £170, from Westquay on September 19.

On the same day he was caught in possession of cannabis.

His last theft took place at a Co-Op store in Southampton on September 26, when he stole 14 jars of coffee and two cans of Relentless energy drinks, worth £66.

Slack-Travers, of The Avenue, Southampton, pleaded guilty to three counts of theft and one count of possession of class B drugs.

He was jailed for 12 weeks and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £122.