A serial thief has been banned from entering Chesterfield town centre after a series of thefts from several shops.
Neil Watts was arrested after a series of thefts at shops in the town centre including Tesco Express and Boots the Chemist.
He was charged and appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to three counts of theft from a shop.
The 45-year-old was handed an eight week prison sentence as well as a Criminal Behaviour Order that bans him from the specific area of the town centre shown on the below map.
He will be arrested if he enters the area without a pre-booked appointment for the next two-years.
A CBO can be issued by any criminal court against a person who has been convicted of an offence. It can be used to tackle the most persistent anti-social individuals who are also engaged in criminal activity.
If you see Neil Watts within the banned areas of Chesterfield town centre and breaching the terms of his CBO you can report it to us using one of the following methods: