North East Wales

Shoplifter Stephen Perry banned from all Asda stores

A shoplifter has been banned from every Asda store.

Stephen John Perry, 47, had a habit of targeting Asda supermarkets, Flintshire Magistrates' Court heard on Tuesday.

Perry, of Shotton, Flintshire, admitted stealing meat from both Asda and Iceland in Flint. He has convictions for 75 previous offences.

He was given a three-year restraining order, a six-week community order with a curfew between 18:00 BST and 07:00 and must pay £72 in compensation.