Romford man must pay £483 after stealing petrol from Tesco, Main Road

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Driving off without paying for his petrol landed a man with a £483 bill.

As well as paying Tesco in Main Road, Romford, £68.68 for the unleaded petrol he stole, David Lee, of Pettits Lane, must pay a £300 fine, £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.

Lee, 36, pleaded guilty and was sentenced at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on April 15.

He had committed the offence on October 1.

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