A YEOVIL man is because of be sentenced after being caught stealing a online game from an area grocery store.
Safety employees at Tesco, Huish, detained 34-year-old Robert Maylan final Wednesday after he tried to steal a online game to the worth of £20.
Somerset Magistates’ Court docket, sitting in Yeovil, heard final Thursday how Maylan, of Sherborne Highway, wrapped the online game in foil to try to escape the safety obstacles with out detection.
Maylan pleaded responsible to the cost.
Julian Stephens, prosecuting, mentioned: “At round 6.30pm the defendant walked into Tesco and wrapped a recreation in tin foil and positioned it on a shelf.
“He bought a bottle of Coke, earlier than returning to the shop and selecting up the hid merchandise.
“He tried to hide the sport in foil within the hope that it fooled the alarm. He was later detained by safety employees.”
Maylan will return to court docket on Monday, March three to be sentenced.
Magistrates launched him on bail till that date, on the situation that he resides on the Sherborne Highway tackle and stays within the premises between 7pm and 7am every night.
Maylan should additionally not go to any Tesco retailer within the UK earlier than his subsequent court docket listening to.