Bulwell handbag thief ordered to pay compensation

Nottingham Magistrates' Court.
Nottingham Magistrates' Court.

A Bulwell woman who stole a handbag in Nottingham has been ordered to pay compensation to her victim.

Louise Sarah Tuckwood, 30, of Saxondale Drive, indicated a plea of guilty when she appeared before Nottingham magistrates on September 30.

The court heard she stole a black bag containing a pink purse with various cards and two mobile phones on November 13, 2015.

She was discharged conditionally for 18 months and ordered to pay compensation of £150, as well as costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £30.