22-year-old Venezuelan conditionally discharged after string of clothes thefts
Krisny Valeska Sanchez Castillo, a Venezuelan who was in Malta studying English, has been given a conditional discharge after admitting to a string of clothes thefts.
The 22-year-old was charged was charged with stealing clothes from a number of shops in Sliema - Mango, New Look, F&F, Oyshio and Springfield.
She was in Malta to study English and wanted to repay her mother by buying something nice for her. She couldn’t afford the items however, and attempted to remove the magnetic tags.
She said she was aware of what she had done and was sorry about it.
“I didn’t think I would get in such big trouble,” 22-year-old said.
The prosecution confirmed that all the items that the accused stole are in the possession of the police and will be returned to their rightful owners.
The accused admitted to the charges and was found guilty.
She was conditionally discharged for 18 months.