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Man steals £340 of sunglasses from The Liberty, Romford

17:20 05 August 2014

Motoloi pleaded guilty to stealing five pairs of sunglasses. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

Motoloi pleaded guilty to stealing five pairs of sunglasses. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

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A 29-year-old man has received an eight-week suspended prison sentence for stealing five pairs of sunglasses from The Liberty in Romford.

Ion Motoloi pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on July 22 to thieving £340 of shades from a branch of Boots the day before.

Motoloi, of Meanley Road, Manor Park, had his prison sentence suspended for 12 months and must also comply with a six-week curfew order where he must remain at home between 7pm-7am.

He was ordered to pay £85 costs to the CPS, an £80 victim surcharge and £55 compensation.

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