Bacon theft gets Romford man conditional discharge

A 61-year-old man has received a conditional discharge for stealing a pack of bacon worth £5.

David Brown, 61, of Padnall Road, Romford, stole the bacon from Iceland, in High Road, Ilford last month.

He pleaded guilty on March 24 and was handed the 12-month conditional discharge at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court.

He must also pay a £15 victim surcharge.