A MAN who committed a series of thefts across Southampton has been given a suspended sentence.

Jody Khalid Moylette, 36, stole £538 from Mamas and Papas in Westquay on July 17.

He also stole £150 of cosmetics from Boots in Southampton on May 31, clothing from Go Outdoors on Third Avenue on June 26 and £125 of meat from Sainsbury's, Lordshill, on July 15.

Moylette was also caught with cannabis in West Quay Road, Southampton, on July 17.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, he pleaded guilty to four counts of theft and one count of possessing a Class B drug.

Moylette, of Cromer Road, Millbrook, was given a 12 week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months.

He was also ordered to pay court costs of £150 and a victim surcharge of £122.