A SHOPLIFTER who stole from a supermarket and a beauty store has been jailed. 

Luke Grantham, 27, of no fixed address admitted to stealing products from a supermarket in Harwich on four occasions between January 5 and 12.

He also admitted stealing from Superdrug, in High Street, Dovercourt on Saturday, January 25.

Mr Grantham appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court yesterday (January 27) and was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison for each offence, to run concurrently.

A spokesman for Superdrug said: “We can confirm an incident happened in our store on Saturday.

“The safety and wellbeing of our customers and colleagues is our primary concern and we have offered our full assistance to the police with their investigation.”