Former Mayor Admits Shoplifting

Tuesday, 24th January 2017 at 6:18pm

SomersetLive reports that a former mayor of Bruton and town councillor has admitted in court that he shoplifted after descending into a spiral of depression.

Alex Rubbo had started drinking in a bid to self-medicate his problems and then helped himself to cigarettes and alcohol from the branch of Spar where he was working.

A court was told that Rubbo had committed the offences knowing full well he was being filmed on CCTV.

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