Man stole underwear from garden

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A NEWSTEAD man stole underwear and a child’s scooter in a spate of thefts from gardens in his home village, Nottingham Magistrates Court heard.

Adan Barkes (40), of The Quadrangle, took the underwear from a house on Chatsworth Terrace on or about September 27 last year.

He stole the scooter from Hucknall Road between October 1 and 31 and swiped photographs and a snow globe in the village between July 1 and October 18.

He was given a prison-sentence of 24 weeks, suspended for a year, banned from entering gardens without permission for a year, ordered to complete 80 hours of community service and told to pay £85 towards costs.