Eastbourne man jailed for spate of shoplifting


An Eastbourne man has been sentenced to 12 weeks behind bars after admitting a series of shoplifting offences.

Jamine Hubbard, 33, of St Aubyns Road, appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court on Monday and pleaded guilty to a number of offences of shop theft in Seaford and Newhaven, including offences at Superdrug and the Co-op in Broad Street, Seaford and Paradise Park in Newhaven.

He asked for other offences in Seaford and Eastbourne to be taken into consideration by the court and was sentenced to 12 weeks’ imprisonment.

Another man, Peter Evans, 54, of Elms Avenue, has been summonsed to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court on Thursday (July 31) over two separate alleged thefts from WH Smith in Broad Street, Seaford during May and June.