TV thief walks free after behaving himself

A 45-year-old man who walked out of a Galashiels store with a television has been admonished after being of good behaviour for six months during a deferred sentence.

Thursday, 15th October 2020, 11:59 am
Paul Crowe was spotted carrying the TV out of Asda in Galashiels.

Paul Crowe, who gave an address in Selkirk, pleaded guilty to the offence which happened at Asda in Currie Road on August 8 last year.

Selkirk Sheriff Court heard that a member of staff had noticed Crowe walking out of the store with the television, valued at £379.

He was confronted in the car park and the police were called.

There was a full recovery of the television set.