Woman sentenced for shoplifting and breaching criminal behaviour order in Bicester

A woman has been sentenced for shoplifting and breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order in the Bicester town centre

Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a woman has been sentenced for shoplifting and breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

Tanya Thomson, aged 39, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to three counts each of shoplifting and breaching a CBO at Oxford Magistrates court on Tuesday September 1.

Thomson was sentenced to a total of 20 weeks’ imprisonment on the same day.

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It is in relation to incidents that occurred between August 22 and 27 in which Thomson breached her CBO by entering shops in Bicester town centre from which she took various items.

PC Kate Ford of Neighbourhood Policing in Bicester said: “We recognise the impact this behaviour has had on local businesses.

“This is a good result and, with the support of local businesses and members of the community, this demonstrates that crime will not be tolerated in Bicester town centre.”