A PROLIFIC thief who stole hundreds of pounds worth of fragrances has been ordered to pay compensation.

Josh McLevy, of St Anns Terrace, Andover, took three bottles of perfume, five fragrance box sets and a toy worth £450.50 from Tesco, Boots and Asda between December 15 and 20, last year.

At Basingstoke Magistrates Court on February 12 he pleaded guilty to four counts of theft.

The 41-year-old was ordered to pay £305.50 compensation to Boots and was fined £160. He must also pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.