Nuisance beggar banned from Wakefield city centre is jailed

A prolific beggar who was banned from Wakefield city centre has been put back behind bars for stealing.

Thursday, 30th January 2020, 2:51 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th January 2020, 3:40 pm

Regan Miles McFarlane, of Dickinson Court, Wakefield, was jailed last year for eight weeks for being aggressive towards a shop owner, and was given a criminal behaviour order (CBO) ordering him to stay out of the city.

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But the 26-year-old was recently caught stealing beauty products worth £110 from Boots.

Appearing before Leeds Magistrates’ Court recently, he admitted the theft charge and was given eight weeks’ jail and ordered to pay £122 in court costs.