Prolific Thief Stole During ‘Low Ebb’

Wednesday, 14th September 2016 at 7:57pm

The North-West Evening Mail reports that a prolific thief with 70 previous convictions has been spared prison after a two-month shoplifting spree.

Michael James Lee Rooney stole hundreds of pounds worth of items from supermarket chains Asda, Tesco and the Co-op in the period from June to August.

A court was told by Tristan Roberts, defending Rooney, that his client had committed the offences during a ‘low ebb’ in his life.

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