Doncaster man jailed after five thefts from Co-op, Morrisons and Iceland

A Doncaster man has been jailed after he stole from three leading supermarkets.

Thirty-year-old Dean Ebbage of Miller Lane in Doncaster was sentenced to 17 weeks in jail at Beverley Magistrates Court after he was charged with five offences of theft from shops between mid-February to early March 2019.

Police have issued details about the court appearance

Police have issued details about the court appearance

He was charged with the five offences of theft from Goole and Howden supermarkets Morrisons, Co-Op and Iceland.

Community Policing Inspector Mark Lovell said: “There is an ongoing issue of shop theft in the East Riding as well as across the Force area. 

“We are working hard to tackle these issues by working with the local authority, shop owners, employees and partner agencies to prevent theft from shops.

“I am pleased to see that Dean Ebbage has been sentenced to 17 weeks in prison for these offences.  It sends a strong message to anyone considering stealing from our local shops that we will pursue them and will bring them before the courts.

“If you have any information about shop lifting or about anyone selling stolen goods I would like to hear from you.  You can stop any one of my officers and PCSOs to speak to them or call 101 to report your information.”