A Southampton shoplifter stole more than £150 worth of fragrances, confectionery and socks. 

Jason Butt, 52, stole £154 worth of items from Next and Iceland in Southampton, a court heard. 

This included confectionery, socks and men's fragrances that were stolen across three separate days; September 23, October 14 and November 4. 

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Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, Butt of Millbrook Road West, Southampton, pleaded guilty to three counts of theft from a shop.

He was ordered to pay £70 compensation for the items taken as well as court costs of £30. 

No compensation was ordered for the four fragrances stolen from Next on November 4 because there was no loss or damage.