A SOUTHAMPTON was caught stealing more than £50 of Cadbury chocolate.

Robert Stephen Boulding, 31, stole £57 worth of Dairy Milk bars from a Co-op store in Southampton.

The incident took place on October 23.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, Boulding, of Westridge Road, Southampton, pleaded guilty to theft.

He was given a conditional discharge for six months.

Boulding was also ordered to pay compensation of £57 and a victim surcharge of £21.