A pair of readers stole honey from Didcot Holland and Barrett
A pair of READING stole honey worth £211 during a shoplifting spree in Didcot last year.
Louise Urwin, 36, and Graham Sayer, 42, received community orders after stealing over £800 worth of goods in March 2021.
Their theft began at Holland and Barrett in Didcot on March 19, 2021 where they stole £211 worth of manuka honey.
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Manuka honey is an expensive food that fetches high prices due to its rarity and numerous health benefits.
The cheapest mauka honey product on the Holland and Barrett website retails for £19.99.
Urwin and Sayer, both of Donnington Road, Reading, then moved to Sainsbury’s in Didcot where they stole seven bottles of liquor worth £300.
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Finally, the couple went to Marks and Spencer in Didcot where they ate meats worth an additional £300.
The duo appeared at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday February 2 for their sentencing.
Here, Urwin and Sayer received orders from the community to perform 60 hours of unpaid labor each.
They were both ordered to pay £150 compensation each.