A woman has been jailed after she stole a Louis Vuitton Wallet worth £400 in Southampton

Charlotte Gelarde, 30, was jailed at Southampton Magistrates' Court following the incident on April 29 this year. 

The court heard how she stole the luxury item from another woman in Southampton.

She pleaded guilty to a single count of theft from a person last month. 

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Gelarde, of no fixed abode, has now been jailed for four weeks. 

Magistrates' found that the offence was so serious that "only a custodial sentence can be justified". 

It was also said that Gelarde has a "long record for dishonesty" and had committed the offence whilst on licence.